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Tag Archive for 'John Wayne'

‘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) […]

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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 […]

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McLintock! (Blu-ray Review)

My intro here kinda has nothing to do with the film I’m about to review.  But, its something I’ve kind of always wondered.  When a film has an exclamation point in its title, how are we supposed to talk about the film in a discussion.  To appropriately pronounce the film when talking about it would […]

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Flying Tigers (Blu-ray Review)

Another wartime film to celebrate memorial day comes from Olive Films on May 13.  This one is the propaganda dogfight film Flying Tigers, starring the legendary John Wayne.  This tale of Japanese hunting mercenary pilots taking the sky for some crafty dogfights was a mass hit with critics and general audiences back in 1942.  It […]

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MCLINTOCK! Comes To Blu-ray On May 20!

Legendary actor John Wayne demonstrates his comedic side in the uproarious Western classic MCLINTOCK! on Blu-ray May 20, 2014 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.  Scanned in 4K for the first time, this official Batjac release presents “The Duke” at his two-fisted best with the beautiful, fiery Maureen O’Hara as the proverbial thorn in his side.  The MCLINTOCK! Blu-ray also […]

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Commemorate Memorial Day With Two Wartime Classics From Olive Films

Olive Films releases two classic films that honor the military just in time for Memorial Day,Flying Tigers and Home of the Brave (1949), on Blu-ray™ and DVD May 13th. Flying Tigers (1942) stars John Wayne in a story set just prior to the invasion of Pearl Harbor and contains some of the most nail-biting aerial combat sequences ever shot. Home of […]

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‘Hondo’ on Blu-ray June 5th

American icon John Wayne stars in the powerful and exciting Western classic HONDO, debuting on Blu-ray June 5, 2012 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.  Renowned actress Geraldine Page made her feature film debut as the strong-willed Angie Lowe, an isolated female rancher caught between warring Native American tribes.  When Cavalry rider Hondo Lane (Wayne) comes […]

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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 […]

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The Green Berets (Blu-ray Review)

The Duke has made his way to Blu-ray.  The John Wayne classic The Green Berets recently hit store shelves on Blu-ray disc, which for many, was a long awaited arrival.  It’s a positive thing to see studios focusing not only on current films, but those from the past as well.  Let’s not waste any more […]

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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; […]

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The Daily Blu…September 8, 2009

It’s been a quiet Tuesday for Blu-ray news, although it sure seemed like a Monday to me.  Anyway, I just have a couple tidbits of information to share.  Sony has finally nailed down another date for the Blu-ray release of Sex, Lies and Videotape.  The rescheduled date has the Blu-ray landing on November 17th.

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