Backdraft: 2-Disc Anniversary Edition

October 11, 2006

At the time of its release, Backdraft (1991) was regarded by some critics as an admirable if not flawed homage to the profession of firefighting. Of course, compared to the recent Ladder 49 (2004) it seems downright gritty and hard-hitting but still doesn’t... 

Cinderella Man

February 14, 2006

Cinderella Man (2005) had all the ingredients for a successful, prestigious crowd-pleaser: it’s a classic underdog story made by the Academy Award-winning team behind A Beautiful Mind (2001). And yet, despite all of this talent in front of and behind... 

Apollo 13: Anniversary Edition

September 25, 2005

With Apollo 13 (1995) Ron Howard firmly entrenched himself as an A-list Hollywood director. Not only was he making the kind of heartfelt, moving picture that attracts a large, mainstream audience, but he had the powerhouse cast to back it up. Previously,... 

The Missing

February 2, 2003

When Cate Blanchett’s daughter is kidnapped she must team up with estranged father Tommy Lee Jones in this slow-burning Western. Ron Howard is as close to Hollywood royalty as you can get. Both his parents were actors, he starred in iconic 50’s...