DVD REVIEWS

British Musicals of the 1930s (Network)

British Musicals of the 1930s (Network)

Robert Tanitch reviews four musicals on a double-disc DVD set BLOSSOM TIME (1934). An operetta about Franz Schubert’s life in Vienna in the 1820’s presents problems because very little is known about ...
Ealing Studios Rarities Collection – volume 12

Ealing Studios Rarities Collection – volume 12

Robert Tanitch reviews 4 four 1930’s British films on a double-disc DVD set LOYALTIES (1933).  Basil Dean had directed John Galsworthy’s play in 1922 and his film gives a very good idea of what acting ...
American drama gets big emotional performances

American drama gets big emotional performances

Robert Tanitch reviews the latest DVDs AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY (Entertainment on Video) Tracy Letts’s bitter, cynical saga is a classic American dysfunctional family drama with big, emotional stagy perfo ...