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The Manitou (Blu-ray Review)

Scream Factory has a pair of cult classic horror films from the era of the later 70s/early 1980s coming through the line on April 16th. One of which is The Manitou, which is based off of the novel of the same name from author Graham Masterton. The film boasts a pretty notable cast, including the […]

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THE MANITOU & SUPERSTITION Blu-ray s On The Way From Scream Factory April 16th!

Horror enthusiasts and classic movie collectors rejoice! On April 16, SCREAM FACTORY™ is proud to present the 1978 supernatural cult classic THE MANITOU Blu-ray and horror classic SUPERSTITION Blu-ray. Produced and directed by William Girdler (Grizzly, Day of the Animals) and based on the best-selling novel by Graham Masterton, THE MANITOU stars Tony Curtis (Spartacus), Michael Ansara (I Dream of Jeannie), Susan […]

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Welles, Wilder, Bergman, Byrne & More Coming to The Criterion Collection in November 2018

This November, the Criterion Collection will present Orson Welles’s elegiac second feature, The Magnificent Ambersons, in its first-ever Blu-ray release, an edition packed with supplemental features. Marilyn Monroe, Jack Lemmon, and Tony Curtis star in Billy Wilder’s gender-bending Some Like It Hot, a pinnacle of Hollywood comedy, appearing in a new 4K restoration. David Byrne explores the wild, wild […]

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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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Operation Petticoat (Blu-ray Review)

Olive Films has done a terrific job with the high definition transfer of Operation Petticoat. Cary Grant is the commander of a wheezy old submarine which he gets underway and operational through his conniving junior officer, Tony Curtis.  In a series of improbable but acceptable situations, the sub takes on as passengers five army nurses, a […]

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Operation Petticoat (Blu-ray Review)

Olive Films continues stocking its library with A-titles of Hollywood yesteryear with 1959’s Operation Petticoat.  This comedy stars two of the era’s biggest male leads in Cary Grant and Tony Curtis.  It also contains a few actors who would later find success in TV land in the years to come.  While I may not be […]

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OPERATION PETTICOAT Surfaces On Blu-ray July 1 From Olive Films!

Olive Films releases one of the funniest films of the ‘50s, Operation Petticoat on Blu-ray™ and DVD July 1st.  Directed by Blake Edwards (Pink Panther, Victor Victoria) and released in 1959, screen legends Cary Grant (Father Goose) and Tony Curtis (Some Like It Hot) ship out for laughs and adventure in one of the most hilarious naval comedies to […]

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Forever Marilyn: The Blu-ray Collection (Blu-ray Review)

Celebrate the life, the legend and the beauty of Marilyn Monroe. The iconic blonde bombshell shines in high definition in Forever Marilyn: The Blu-ray Collection. With classics like The Misfits and Some Like It Hot as well as new-to-Blu-ray titles How to Marry A Millionaire, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Seven Year Itch, There’s No Business Like […]

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Some Like It Hot (Blu-ray Review)

When Chicago musicians Joe (Tony Curtis) and Jerry (Jack Lemmon) accidentally witness a gangland shooting, they decide to get out of town and quickly board a south-bound train to Florida, disguised as Josephine and Daphne, the two newest and homeliest members of an all-girl jazz band. Their cover is perfect… until they meet an unlucky […]

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