Tag: federicofellini

Blu-ray Review: Criterion Goes Far With FEDERICO FELLINI'S ROMA

When it comes to Federico Fellini's Roma, it's difficult to determine what's more self-indulgent, the act of appropriating by name a vital, ancient city that's been on the global forefront of politics, religion and culture, or this entire film in...

Eureka Announces Winter 2014 Slate: THIEF OF BAGDAD, LES MISERABLES, INTOLERANCE, BLACULA & More!

Eureka Entertainment unveiled its slate of upcoming titles for the fourth quarter of 2014 earlier today, and it's a magnificent selection of additions to their Masters of Cinema series, as well as a fang-tastic blaxploitation boxset to join their growing...

Learning From The Masters Of Cinema: Federico Fellini's IL BIDONE

After the breakout success of his third feature, La Strada, many people hoped and expected Federico Fellini would deliver a sequel, continuing the onscreen adventures of Giulietta Masina's heroine Gelsomina (apparently even Walt Disney was a fan). However, despite the...

Full Disclosure: Twitch's Lists Of Shame - August

This month's Full Disclosure includes some real highlights of the early Hollywood era, including pivotal works from Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd and Howard Hawks. Our team also widens its experience of World Cinema by catching up with top-tier...

THE CLOWNS (I CLOWNS) Blu-ray Review

[Since I've reviewed the film on DVD back in February, I will only be adding my comments on the Blu-ray upgrade at the bottom]I will confess upfront that this is my first complete viewing of a Fellini film.  I've seen...

RaroVideo USA Enters Blu-ray Market With THE CLOWNS October 17

RaroVideo USA is jumping into the HD home video market with The Clowns on Blu-ray this October 17th.  I previously reviewed the DVD edition of The Clowns, and the video quality was the least of it's attributes, though it was...

DVD Review: I Clowns (The Clowns)

I will confess upfront that this is my first complete viewing of a Fellini film.  I've seen bits and pieces of at least half a dozen, and I've seen Fellini's segment from Spirits of the Dead, but not full features. ...

[WINNERS!] Two Copies of Arrow Films SPIRITS OF THE DEAD Blu-ray Up For Grabs!

[I'm very sorry that it has taken me a few extra days to get to this, family emergency.  Anyhow, I have two winners of the awesome Spirits of the Dead Blu-ray from Arrow Films, and they are:Justin Werkmeister and Anthony...

Blu-ray Review: SPIRITS OF THE DEAD

Since the 1960's, horror anthology films have flourished as a popular form of popular entertainment.  In many cases the anthology featured a single auteur approaching several different stories, as was the case in Mario Bava's Black Sabbath, or Masaki Kobayashi's...

[UPDATE Confirmed Region Free!] Arrow Films to Release SPIRITS OF THE DEAD on Blu-ray

[Just updating to throw in the fact that movie enthusiasts worldwide can now pre-order this with confidence as Arrow Films have confirmed that the Blu-ray will be region free and able to be played in machines anywhere.  Go to it,...