LJ Media Reviews: September 15, 2016

lifereimagined.jpgthumb

Haddon’s story collection offers unexpected rewards; Dominion Creek, filmed in Ireland, is a unique addition to Western shelves

Coen Bros. Blood Simple, Cap America, Pelé, Valley of the Dolls | Trailers: What’s Coming on DVD/Blu-ray

mama.jpg72116

All the Way, From Afar, Night Train to Munich

LJ Media Reviews: September 1, 2016

sweetbitter.jpg81216

Danler’s debut will taste Sweetbitter in the mouths of lovers of New York Ciy; And then there were none? Not as long as Christie titles continue to be turned into film

LJ Media Reviews: August 1, 2016

janis.jpg72116thumb

We Love You, Charlie Freeman has much to say about race, teenage love, and family relationships; Deathgasm and Highway to Hell: Who knew horror could be so entertaining?

Domestic Drama, Ingrid Bergman, Woman in the Dunes, & More | Trailers: What’s New on DVD/Blu-ray, July 1, 2016

ingridbergman.jpg7516

The Affair returns for a second season; Welles’s rendition of Dinesen’s The Immortal Story; Ingrid Bergman in Her Own Words; 1960s Britain; Mother’s Day with Aniston and Roberts

Women’s Rights, Women’s Lives | Video Reviews, July 1, 2016

reflections.jpg62816

Women’s studies and civil rights scholars will find Reflections Unheard essential viewing; the Women of ’69 are a must-have

Lean/Coward’s “Brief Encounter,” Frankenheimer’s Manchurian Candidate, an Oscar-Nominated “Bedouin Western,” & More | Fast Scans, July 1, 2016

ianna.jpg62816

David Lean collaborates with playwright Noel Coward to produce a heartbreaking drama; I, Anna, a seductive film noir; Oscar-nominated Angela Lansbury radiates chills in The Manchurian Candidate; an exciting disaster flick, well grounded in reality

LJ Media Reviews: July 1, 2016

brittmarieaudio.jpg62816

Feel-good fiction from Backman reveals that Britt-Marie Was Here; classics from Criterion will “ride easy” and “turn your blood cold”

An Oscar-Winning Parable, Film Noir, The Graduate, plus Ergüven’s Debut | Fast Scans: Top Foreign & Indie Picks, June 15, 2016

antoniasline.jpgthumb

Gorris’s feminist-oriented tale is more visionary than overtly polemical, two intriguing-if-little-known film noir titles, the new high-def upgrade of The Graduate gets an A-plus, Ergüven’s accomplished first feature film

LJ Media Reviews: June 15, 2016

rivalsofverailles.jpgthumb

Meet the women who charmed Louis XV, The Rivals of Versailles; Idris Elba helps to make John Luther tick in the series’ fourth season