Blu-Ray Review – The Blob (1958)

The Blob is a classic piece of 50s B-Movie gold, and it was also the first film starring Steve McQueen. While it would later be remade in the late ’80s (and it's also great), the classic 1958 film has had an enduring place in the public consciousness since it was first shown as the bottom half of a … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – The Blob (1958)

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Blu-Ray Review – De Palma & De Niro: The Early Films

The Wedding Party, Greetings and Hi Mom! are the collaborations between Robert De Niro and Brian De Palma included here—the only time the two worked together other than The Untouchables many years later. However, De Palma did introduce De Niro to Martin Scorsese. The Wedding Party was De Palma’s first film, and it was basically a … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – De Palma & De Niro: The Early Films

Blu-Ray Review- Columbo: The Complete First Season

The long-awaited Blu-Ray of the first season of Columbo is here, one of the better-made TV shows of the ‘70s, has arrived. The high quality was mainly due to Peter Falk, one of the most underappreciated actors ever, as he was able to create a character so effortlessly, but they were also well-shot and well-directed. Some major … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review- Columbo: The Complete First Season