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In The Heat Of The Night – The Criterion Collection (Blu-ray Review)

Starting the year with a bang, The Criterion Collection has released In the Heat of the Night, one of the bigger box office hits of the 60s, along with a major award winner. The mystery drama starring Sidney Poitier and Rod Steiger won five Academy Awards, including Best Picture, and is memorable for many reasons. […]

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‘The Defiant Ones’ [Eureka Classics] on Blu-ray & DVD June 11, 2018!

Nominated for nine Academy Awards including Best Picture, Stanley Kramer’s The Defiant Ones broke new ground by delivering its message of racial tolerance through a fast-moving blend of action and suspense. It remains a raw, powerful film that is as exciting as it is moving, real and literate. John “Joker” Jackson (Tony Curtis; The Vikings, Some […]

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In The Heat Of The Night (Blu-ray Review)

“They call me Mister Tibbs” is one of the most famous lines in cinema history.  It comes from the mouth of Sidney Poitier in the 1967 Best Picture winner In The Heat Of The Night (For the remainder of this review known as simply Heat).  A film that was an important moment not just for […]

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