Articles by Charlie Largent

The L-Shaped Room

The L-Shaped Room Blu ray Twilight Time 1962 / 1:85 / 126 Min. / Street Date December 19, 2017 Starring Leslie Caron, Tom Bell, Brock Peters Cinematography by Douglas Slocombe Written by Bryan Forbes Music by Brahms, John Barry Edited by Anthony Harvey Produced by Richard Attenborough Directed by Bryan Forbes The winter of 1962…

The Amicus Collection

The Amicus Collection Blu-ray Severin 1972, ’73, ’74/ 1:85 / 88 Min., 91 Min., 93 Min. / January 16, 2018 Starring Peter Cushing, Herbert Lom, Patrick Magee, Calvin Lockhart Cinematography by Denys Coop, Jack Hildyard Written by Robert Bloch Music by Douglas Gamley, Produced by Milton Subotsky, Max Rosenberg Directed by Roy Ward Baker, Paul…

Claude Autant-Lara: Four Romantic Escapes from Occupied France

Criterion’s Eclipse Series, an ever-expanding line of esoteric dvd releases, ensures that lesser known titles of important filmmakers remain available to the movie-loving public. They’ve just added another worthy edition to the mix with four films by French film director Claude Autant-Lara: Four Romantic Escapes from Occupied France. In keeping with the wallet-friendly nature of…

Jabberwocky

Jabberwocky Blu-ray Criterion 1977/ 1:85 / 105 Min. / Street Date November 21, 2017 Starring Michael Palin, Harry H. Corbett, John Le Mesurier Cinematography by Terry Bedford Written by Charles Alverson, Terry Gilliam Music by Hector Berlioz, Modest Mussorgsky Edited by Michael Bradsell Produced by Sanford Lieberson Directed by Terry Gilliam The prospect of Lewis…

The Executioner’s Song

The Executioner’s Song Blu-ray Kino Lorber 1982/ 1:33:1 /188/135 Min. / Street Date January 2, 2018 Starring Tommy Lee Jones, Rosanne Arquette Cinematography by Freddie Francis Written by Norman Mailer Music by John Cacavas Edited by Richard A. Harris, Tom Rolf Produced by Lawrence Schiller Directed by Lawrence Schiller Convicted murderer Gary Gilmore, target for…

Casualties of War

Casualties of War Blu-ray – Region B Explosive Media 1992/ 2:35:1 / 113 Min. / Street Date December 1, 2016 Starring Michael J. Fox, Sean Penn Cinematography by Stephen Burum Written by David Rabe Music by Ennio Morricone Edited by Bill Pankow Produced by Fred C. Caruso, Art Linson Directed by Brian De Palma In…

THE WONDERFUL WORLDS OF RAY HARRYHAUSEN, VOLUME TWO: 1961-1964

Indicator follows up The Wonderful Worlds of Ray Harryhausen, Volume One: 1955-1960 with, wait for it, Volume 2: 1961-1964, featuring three of Harryhausen’s most ambitious productions. Good news for fans, the UK company delivers another robust box set with beautiful transfers and an abundance of extras including newly produced interviews, a small treasure trove of promotional…

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me Blu-ray Criterion 1992/ 1:85 / 135 Min. / Street Date October 17, 2017 Starring Sheryl Lee, David Lynch, Ray Wise, Kyle MacLachlan Cinematography by Ron Garcia Written by David Lynch, Robert Engels Music by Angelo Badalamenti Edited by Mary Sweeney Produced by Mark Frost, Tim Harbert, David Lynch Directed…