Criterion’s “Eclipse” Series Approaching 40


A unique series of hard-to-find works from particular filmmakers celebrates a milestone

Spring Training in Motion | Baseball on DVD, February 19, 2013


Some hits, some misses for fans of our national pastime

Best Media 2012: Best Video

Gold Rush

Old wine in new bottles is a recurring theme in LJ film reviewer/Fast Scans columnist and DVD sommelier Jeff T. Dick’s annual best-of list, as restored versions of older films—many debuting on Blu-ray—make up an increasingly larger part of the year’s top 20 discs. Classic Film The Gold Rush. 2 discs. b/w. 72/88+ min. Charlie […]

Olive Films Branches Out | DVDs for Libraries


By Jeff T. Dick In the face of dwindling DVD sales, most movie studio video divisions have cut back on their catalog output—except for prestigious titles worth the expense of a spruced-up Blu-ray release—leaving smaller distributors to pick up the slack. One such up-and-coming company is St. Charles, IL–based Olive Films, which has not only […]

Music to the Eyes | DVDs for the Musical Soul


Watching music-themed DVDs is a gift everyone can enjoy

Movies Yule Love | Christmas DVDs


Christmas movies for the holidays, including one featuring Sir Roger Moore as a duke

Video Reviews | October 1, 2012


Reviews of Making the Boys, We Were Here, and Grow!, plus a full list of video reviews from the Oct. 1 issue.

Fast Scans: Top Foreign and Indie Picks, September 15, 2012


Reviews of foreign and independent dvd and Blu-ray releases.

Trailers: What’s coming on DVD/Blu-ray, Sept. 1, 2012


Notable film and television releases on DVD and Blu-Ray.

Fast Scans: Top Foreign & Indie Picks, May 15, 2012


Fast Scans: Top Foreign & Indie Picks, May 15, 2012