Entries for the ‘Film Noir’ Category

In a Lonely Place Blu-ray Disc May 10th, 2016

Posted in Blu-ray, Commentary, Crime, Criterion, Drama, Film Noir, Mystery, Romance, Thriller on May 13th, 2016 by Dave

In a Lonely Place Blu-ray

A key classic film release this week was the Criterion Collection’s In a Lonely Place – on Blu-ray Disc May 10th, 2016.

This 1950 film noir features Humphrey Bogart and Gloria Grahame, and is based on the novel by Dorothy B. Hughes.

Bogart stars as Dixon Steele, a troubled screenwriter suspected of murder, and Grahame is Laurel Gray, a neighbor who falls for Steele’s charm.

Bogart’s performance is considered by many critics to be among his finest.

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In a Lonely Place Blu-ray Coming May 10th

Posted in Blu-ray, Criterion, Drama, Film Noir, Pre-orders on March 10th, 2016 by Dave

In a Lonely Place Blu-ray

The In a Lonely Place Blu-ray has been announced by Criterion Collection, scheduled for a May 10th, 2016 release.

This film noir features Humphrey Bogart and Gloria Grahame, and was produced for Bogart’s Santana Productions.

The screenplay was adapted by Edmund North from the 1947 book by Dorothy B. Hughes.

Bogart is Dixon Steele, who is a troubled screenwriter suspected of murder, while Grahame is Steele’s neighbor.

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Gilda Blu-ray Disc January 19th, 2016

Posted in Blu-ray, Commentary, Criterion, Drama, Film Noir, Romance, Thriller on January 21st, 2016 by Dave

Gilda Blu-ray

Gilda is the latest American classic released by Criterion Collection on January 19th, 2016.

This Film Noir features Rita Hayworth in a signature role as the femme fatale, and Glenn Ford as down and out gambler, whose paths cross in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

In 2013 the film was selected for preservation in the US National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.

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Gilda Blu-ray Disc Coming January 19th, 2016

Posted in Blu-ray, Criterion, Drama, Film Noir, Romance, Thriller on October 25th, 2015 by Dave

Gilda Blu-ray

January 19th, 2016 will mark the arrival of the new Criterion Collection Blu-ray release for the classic movie Gilda.

This 1946 film noir features Rita Hayworth as the ultimate femme fatale.

The film was noted for its cinematographer by Rudolph Mate and the costumes used by Hayworth in the stage numbers.

In 2013, Gilda was selected for preservation by the Library of Congress as being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant”.

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