Entries for the ‘Foreign’ Category

Muriel or The Time of Return Blu-ray July 19th, 2016

Posted in Blu-ray, Commentary, Criterion, Drama, Foreign on July 18th, 2016 by Dave

Muriel or The Time of Return Blu-ray

Muriel, or The Time of Return is one of the new titles from the Criterion Collection this week, with a July 19th, 2016 Blu-ray release.

The French title Muriel ou le Temps d’un retour was released in 1963 and was Alain Resnais’s third feature film.

Like his previous features, Muriel explores the challenge rationalizing the past with the present.

The film also makes reference to the controversial subject of the Algerian war.


White God Blu-ray Disc Released on July 28th, 2015

Posted in Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, Foreign, Magnolia on July 31st, 2015 by Dave

White God Blu-ray

White God is latest foreign title unleashed by Magnolia Home Entertainment – on Blu-ray Disc July 28th, 2015.

The movie’s title is the literal translation of the original Hungarian title Fehér isten.

The film won the Prize Un Certain Regard at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, and the dogs in the film were awarded with the Palm Dog Award.

White God was also the Hungarian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film for the 87th Academy Awards.