DVD Releases: ‘The Illusionist’

Originally written by the late French actor/director Jaques Tati in 1956 in an attempt to reconcile with his daughter, The Illusionist (2010) had lain dormant for almost fifty years before eventually finding its way to director Sylvian Chomet’s desk following the release of Belleville Rendezvous (2003).Although Chomet kept in close contact Continue Reading

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DVD Releases: ‘Red’

Action movies are a young man’s game. Or they used to be, before Sylvester Stallone resurrected the hard-man genre last summer with his team of middle-aged action heroes in The Expendables (2010). Now there’s a fourth Mission: Impossible on the way with Tom Cruise still firmly strapped into the lead Continue Reading