Tag Archive for 'John Ford'

‘Rio Grande’ [Eureka! Masters of Cinema] on Blu-ray & DVD April 6, 2020!

Perhaps one of the most underrated of the collaborations between director John Ford and star John Wayne, Rio Grande manages to be both a conclusion and a new beginning for this most iconic of actor-filmmaker collaborators. The film is the final entry in Ford and Wayne’s “Cavalry Trilogy, ” following their hits Fort Apache (1948) […]


The Breakfast Club, Young Mr. Lincoln & More Coming to The Criterion Collection in January 2018

In January, the Criterion Collection will ring in the New Year with John Hughes’s generation-defining high school movie The Breakfast Club, in an edition packed with special features, including extensive new and archival interviews with the film’s iconic cast and fifty minutes of never-before-seen deleted scenes. That’s just the beginning of a month that will also see […]


The Quiet Man – Olive Signature Edition (Blu-ray Review)

John Ford is probably a name that the kids today aren’t familiar with and may be long forgotten for some, but he’s truly one of the finest directors of all time.  He’s one that all those awesome filmmakers that rocked the industry in the 1970s pulled from.  While an artist, he was also in that […]


June Debut For Award Winners – The Grapes of Wrath And Zorba The Greek

It is always nice to see the announcement of a few classic films making their way onto Blu-ray.  Earlier today, Fox announced that they will be releasing The Grapes of Wrath and Zorba the Greek on June 5th.  Both are award winning features that should be worked into the rotation of any cinefile who has […]


The Horse Soldiers (Blu-ray Review)

Like most men, I’m a big fan of John Wayne and his movies.  My father introduced Wayne into my life with movies like North to Alaska, The Alamo, Rio Bravo and more. Despite being a huge fan of the man, I still haven’t seen all of his movies since he made so many during his […]


1939: Hollywood’s Greatest Year

It’s the end of the year and we’re beginning to see the usual “best-of” lists.  Seeing as this is 2009, some of these may even be “best of the decade.”  Now, let’s be honest, some of these will be spot on, some will be terrible, but ultimately, they’re all subjective.  That’s the beauty of cinema; […]