Escape to Witch Mountain: Special Edition

March 25, 2009

One of the good things to come from the release of Race to Witch Mountain (2009) is that Disney has gone into their vaults and given the original and much beloved children’s classic Escape to Witch Mountain (1975) the special edition treatment. Disney,... 

Roman Holiday: The Centennial Collection

December 1, 2008

With only play to her credit, Audrey Hepburn was cast as the star of Roman Holiday (1953) after first choices Elizabeth Taylor and Jean Simmons were unavailable. Having never taken any acting classes or had any formal training, she went on to win the... 

The Longest Yard: Lockdown Edition

October 3, 2005

Most sports movies are riddled with cliches and like any genre this is what makes the exceptional films stand out. They either subvert the cliches or they define them. The Longest Yard (1974) is arguably one of the best football movies because, along... 

Roman Holiday Collectors Edition

January 15, 2003

The 1953 romantic classic, Roman Holiday, receives a dust off as it is released in Paramount’s ‘special collector’s edition’ series. The restoration process has really elevated this re-release, it looks great. There have been a...