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‘A Foreign Affair’ [Masters of Cinema] on Blu-ray June 22, 2020!

From the inimitable Billy Wilder (Double Indemnity, The Lost Weekend) comes this classic comedy that mixes romance with hard-boiled wit in a story about stiff-necked Iowa congresswoman Phoebe Frost (Jean Arthur – Shane) mired in jaded postwar Berlin. As she investigates the morale of American troops, Phoebe is cynically wooed by fellow Iowan Captain John Pringle […]

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‘A Foreign Affair’ [Masters of Cinema] on Blu-ray June 22, 2020!

From the inimitable Billy Wilder (Double Indemnity, The Lost Weekend) comes this classic comedy that mixes romance with hard-boiled wit in a story about stiff-necked Iowa congresswoman Phoebe Frost (Jean Arthur Shane) mired in jaded post-war Berlin. As she investigates the morale of American troops, Phoebe is cynically wooed by fellow Iowan Captain John Pringle […]

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Mr. Deeds Goes To Town – 80th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray Review)

It’s insane to come to the realization that Frank Capra’s timeless classic, Mr Deeds Goes Town is celebrating its 80th year of existence.  A couple of years ago, I reviewed the Blu-ray for another Capra legend, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington.  That film and this one share a lot in common with one another.  They […]

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MR DEEDS GOES TO Blu-ray TOWN For Its 80th Anniversary October 4th!

One of the crown jewels in the Columbia Pictures catalog celebrates its 80th anniversary by debuting on Blu-ray™ when MR. DEEDS GOES TO TOWN arrives Oct. 4 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, initially available exclusively from Amazon.  The Blu-ray, digitally restored and mastered in 4K, will be presented in collectible Digibook packaging, featuring 24 pages of […]

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Mr. Smith Goes To Washington – 75th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Anyone interested in the history of film knows that the 1930s was considered the Golden Era of Hollywood.  Technological advancements were changing the way the film landscape was shaping up, stories started pushing through and testing the limits.  The final year of that decade closed out an impressive run with one of the biggest Academy […]

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