Tag Archive for 'Peter Weir'

La Haine 4K, Picnic At Hanging Rock 4K & More Coming to The Criterion Collection April 2024

Coming this April: Werckmeister Harmonies, a hypnotic parable of societal collapse from auteur Béla Tarr and codirector-editor Ágnes Hranitzky; I Am Cuba, Mikhail Kalatozov’s dazzling work of radical political cinema; and Dogfight, a bittersweet tale of love and war in the 1960s, directed by Nancy Savoca. Plus: La Haine, Mathieu Kassovitz’s gritty landmark of 1990s French cinema, and Picnic at Hanging Rock, Peter Weir’s disquieting […]


Witness (Blu-ray Review)

Witness is finally making its debut in the US on Blu-ray.  Its been available in other countries for quite some time now.  Another one of those films that just seems so surprising that its taken so long to put out.  Not only is it a Harrison Ford film, but Peter Weir is no slouch in […]


Brandon’s Blu-ray Wishlist – August 1, 2014

Mel Gibson is one of the newest action heroes of 80s/90s to hop on board the Expendable train.  He’s actually the villain of the upcoming film.  And what a dynamite choice.  Gibson was pretty much unstoppable from Lethal Weapon to Signs.  Hell, for me, I’d say from ’79 in Mad Max to then, but he […]


The Way Back (Blu-ray Review)

When I heard that there was a new Peter Weir movie that starred Ed Harris, Colin Farrell, and Mark Strong I was immediately interested.  What made it even more appealing was when I heard that the The Way Back was also a prison escape movie which sealed the deal.  I then discovered that our own […]


The Way Back Comes to Blu-ray April 19

I haven’t heard of this movie but any movie directed by Peter Weir (Master and Commander) and stars Ed Harris (The Rock), and Colin Farrell (In Bruges) should be pretty good.  This is a prison escape movie which I always enjoy so I’m looking forward to seeing this.  The movie also has upcoming stars Saoirse […]


Find ‘The Way Back’ To An Old Fashioned Adventure Story

Given that The Way Back has had practically no marketing going for it, despite opening in several hundred theaters this weekend, I should probably explain what it is pretty quickly.  This is a film, based on a true story, about a group of men escaping a Siberian prison, during World War II, and walking a […]