LONGMIRE: Season Three set for March 3rd

Warner Home Entertainment has set March 3rd as the release date for LONGMIRE: The Complete Third Season. The set, which will be available on Blu-ray and DVD, will be part of the Warner Archive series and will be available at online retailers. The sole extra is a documentary “The Ghost in the Storm,” which focuses on the obsessions many of the Longmire characters encounter during the series’ captivating third season. In this riveting third season, Sheriff Walt Longmire (Robert Taylor) is reeling from a series of devastating traumas. Best friend Henry (Lou Diamond Phillips) is going to prison on murder charges. His deputy,...

Home Entertainment Release Recap for February 10th...

This week features the surprisingly dramatic directorial debut of The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart as well as films based on the workds of Daphne du Maurier and Robert Heinland DON’T LOOK NOW (1973) New 4K digital restoration, approved by Roeg, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray Disc. Extras: New conversation between the film’s editor, Graeme Clifford, and film writer. Bobbie O’Steen; “Don’t Look Now, Looking Back,” a short 2002 documentary featuring Roeg, Clifford, and cinematographer Anthony Richmond; “Death in Venice,” a 2006 interview with...

DVD Review: A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES

A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES Universal Studios Home Entertainment I’ve seen movies base on Lawrence Block books before, and while Eight Million Ways To Die was an OK movie, the only thing they got right was Matthew Scudder and his drinking problem. Don’t even get me started on Whoopie Goldberg as Bernie Rhodnebar in Burglar. I was however optimistic about Tombstones, Mr. Block seemed happy with what they were doing and Liam Neeson in the right role can be great. Well we finally watched the movie as it just came out on DVD and I was very happy. They paid close attention to not only the book, but also the characters of Scudder and TJ. It was...

Home Entertainment Release Recap for January 27th,...

Brad Pitt’s FURY and Robert Downey Jr’s THE JUDGE are the biggest names coming out this week, but Warner has JUSTICE LEAGUE: Throne of Atlantis, the latest direct to video release in the DC universe. BIG DRIVER (2014) Maria Bello, Ann Dowd, Will Harris, Joan Jett, Olympia Dukakis. Formats: DVD. (Lionsgate). Based on a story by Stephan Kind, A famous writer, on a long drive home following a book signing, gets stranded and is relieved when another driver stops and offers assistance … until she discovers her savior is actually a serial killer who repeatedly assaults her. After her ordeal, she becomes determined to find her...

The Friends of Eddie Coyle gets the Criterion trea...

Another classic crime flick is getting some love from the folks at Criterion, THE FRIENDS OF EDDIE COYLE will be released, as part of the Criterion Collection, on April 28th. In one of the best performances of his legendary career, Robert Mitchum plays small-time gunrunner Eddie “Fingers” Coyle in an adaptation by Peter Yates of George V. Higgins’s acclaimed novel The Friends of Eddie Coyle. World-weary and living hand to mouth, Coyle works on the sidelines of the seedy Boston underworld just to make ends meet. But when he finds himself facing a second stretch of hard time, he’s forced to weigh loyalty to his criminal colleagues against...

GOODFELLAS: 25th Anniversary Blu-ray set for May

Warner Brothers Home Entertainment has announced that, on May 5th, they will release GOODFELLAS on 2-Disc Blu-ray featuring a new documentary with interviews from Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio, Harvey Keitel, Ray Liotta and more, and a 36-page photo book exploring the films far-reaching influence. The book also includes a letter written by Martin Scorsese. GoodFellas, which  film critic Roger Ebert called the best mob movie ever, has been remastered from a 4k scan of the original camera negative, supervised by Martin Scorsese. GoodFellas explores the criminal life like no other movie. Following the rise and fall of a trio of gangsters...