DVD REVIEWS

Major film by a major American director

Major film by a major American director

Robert Tanitch reviews the latest DVDs ACE IN A HOLE (Eureka). Billy Wilder thought his bitingly cynical commentary on journalists and a morbid gawping public was his best film. It flopped at the box ...
Japanese masterpiece in its full version

Japanese masterpiece in its full version

Robert Tanitch reviews the latest DVDS SEVEN SAMURAI (BFI). 16th century farmers engage itinerant samurai warriors to protect their village and livelihood from brutal bandits.  For many people in Brit ...
What the Dickens was Charles doing?

What the Dickens was Charles doing?

Robert Tanitch reviews the latest DVDs THE INVISIBLE WOMAN (Lionsgate). Nelly Ternan, the young actress, was the inspiration for Estella in Great Expectations and secret mistress of Charles Dickens. H ...