Tag Archive for 'Kirk Douglas'

‘Man Without A Star’ on Blu-ray Aug. 15!

Train-hopping his way to Wyoming, nomadic cowboy Dempsey Rae (Douglas) saves the life of young Jeff Jimson (William Campbell; Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte). Taking Jeff on as his protégé, Dempsey teaches him the life of a cowhand; how to ride a horse, rope and herd cattle, and how to shoot… Despite the land they work on […]


There Was A Crooked Man… (Blu-ray Review)

Warner Archive Collection continues its seemingly effortless crusade to do some of the finest restoration on classic cinema of all eras and genres and bring it to Blu-ray for the first time month in and month out. Plenty of westerns of all types have been given their due in this line. A few of them […]


Last Train From Gun Hill – Paramount Presents (Blu-ray Review)

Paramount Presents has only been around for a year, but they have a heck of a track record so far. With fantastic presentations of films never before on the Blu-ray format and ones that are getting better versions than they had before, its covering a wide range. They come in a nifty little signature case […]


Saturn 3 (Blu-ray Review)

Before we get into this review, I must make a confession.  I’ve never seen Saturn 1 or Saturn 2 before viewing Saturn 3.  I may not be the best person to have tackled this.  Okay, lame joke, this isn’t a sequel or anything.  Its title could mean a few things.  For one, it takes place […]


WE ARE SPARTACUS! – A Salute to Kirk Douglas

There was a standing room only crowd for a special salute to Kirk Douglas, who first brought Spartacus to life in 1960, and was joined by Liam McIntyre, of the STARZ hit original series Spartacus: Vengeance and its creator and producer Steven S. DeKnight, for a once in a lifetime moment at the Academy of […]


One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – The 35th Anniversary Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Review

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest is one of those movies that has production stories just as  interesting as the movie itself.  Before the book was published, actor Kirk Douglas read it and bought the rights to the book and turned into a play that he took to Broadway.  Despite good reviews and a great […]