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Robin of Sherwood: Set 1

An ‘80s Robin Hood series takes a ‘bow’ on Blu-ray


Television series

Rod Lott
On screens big and small, folk hero Robin Hood has been portrayed by everyone from Russell Crowe and Sean Connery to Kevin Costner and a cartoon fox.
 
Monday, June 6, 2011

Happy birthday, 007!

Bond goes Blu for hitting half a century.

One of cinema’s most beloved franchises — James Bond, agent 007 — celebrates 50 years of silver-screen spyin’ with “Bond 50,” a collectible box set of “all” 22 films on Blu-ray, from 1962’s “Dr. No” to 2008’s “Quantum of Solace.”

I say “all,” because it does not include 1983’s “Never Say Never Again” or 1967’s comedic “Casino Royale,” neither of which are considered part of the official 007 canon. 

Quibbling aside, what action-loving cinephile wouldn’t want to get his/her hands on that set? Although it has no official release date as of yet, it is up for pre-order. It’s safe to say “Bond 50” will hit shelves sometime around the time “Skyfall” lands in theaters, Nov. 9, with Daniel Craig making his third go-round as Bond ... James Bond. (For my money, Bond has never been better than Craig’s first outing, in 2006’s “Casino Royale.”)

The 23-disc set includes more than 130 hours of bonus features, some of which are never before seen. An extra disc is filled with brand-new content, not yet revealed. —Rod Lott

by Rod Lott 01.11.2012 2 years ago
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The Girl

Every relationship has a Hitch.


Drama

Rod Lott
Sienna Miller looks every bit the Hitchcock blonde she plays in The Girl, an HBO original film about the relationship between actress Tippi Hedren and the director who gave her not only her big break, but big trouble.
 
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
 
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