Blu-Ray Review – The Front

The Front is a film about the Hollywood blacklist era of the 1950s, during which the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) called actors, directors and writers before Congress and ended their careers with accusations of Communist sympathies. It’s a rare film in which Woody Allen is just acting—and it’s a bit overrated. Allen plays a … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – The Front

Blu-Ray Review – Fat City

John Huston was totally burnt out when he made Fat City in 1971. He had a huge string of flops and, with the exception of a handful of films, the quality of his work had been on a steady decline since the mid '50s. It was also the time of what would be fondly looked … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – Fat City