Showing posts with label WWI. Show all posts
Showing posts with label WWI. Show all posts

Friday, 14 August 2015

Flyboys (2006)

Directed by Tony Bill and starring James Franco, Martin Henderson, Jean Reno and Jennifer Decker.

2-disc Collector's Edition DVD bought in 2007
Blu-ray bought in 2014
138m 42s


DVD extras -

Audio commentary with director Tony Bill and producer Dean Devlin
Real Heroes: the Lafayette Escadrille (27mins)
Taking Flight: The Making of the Aerial Battle Sequences (11mins)
The Diary of a Miniature Stunt Pilot (8mins)
Whiskey and Soda: The Lion Mascots (5mins)
The Flyboys Ride with the Air Force Thunderbirds and the Navy Blue Angels (5mins)
Deleted scenes (16mins)
Theatrical trailer

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

The Blue Max (1966)

Directed by John Guillermin and starring George Peppard, James Mason, Ursula Andress, 
Jeremy Kemp and Karl Michael Vogler.

DVD bought in 2003
156m 05s

Theatrical Trailer

Monday, 9 February 2015

The Fighting 69th (1940)

Directed by William Keighley and starring James Cagney, Pat O'Brien and George Brent.

DVD bought in 2013.
89m 44s
Part of the 'James Cagney Collection'

Warner Night at the Movies -
Vintage newsreel,
Patriotic shorts "Young America Flies" and the Oscar-nominated "London Can Take It!",
Classic cartoons "The Fighting 69-1/2th" and "Pilgrim Porky"
Audio-only bonus: radio adaptation with Pat O'Brien, Robert Preston, and Ralph Bellamy

Saturday, 7 February 2015

The Dawn Patrol (1938)

Directed by Edmund Goulding and starring Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone and David Niven.

DVD bought in 2007
102m 32s

Warner Night at the Movies 1938:
Vintage newsreel,
musical shorts "The Prisoner of Swing" and "Romance Road,"
classic cartoon "What Price Porky?"

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

Directed by Lewis Milestone and starring Lew Ayres and Louis Wolheim.

Blu-ray Digibook bought in 2013
Universal Collector's Series

Never-before-available silent version of the film
Introduction by the U.S.'s Turner Classic Movies host and Film Historian Robert Osborne
Theatrical trailer
100 Years of Universal: Restoring the Classics – an in-depth look at the film restoration process
100 Years of Universal: Academy Award Winners

Wings (1927)

Directed by William A. Wellman and starring Clara Bow, Charles "Buddy" Rogers, Richard Arlen, and Gary Cooper.

3-disc Blu-ray + DVD bought in 2014
Eureka - Masters of Cinema Series
138m 36s

  • Gorgeous newly restored 1080p transfer
  • Video documentary Wings: Grandeur in the Sky
  • Video documentary Restoring the Power and Beauty of Wings
  • Video piece Dogfight!
  • 40-PAGE BOOKLET featuring a new essay on the film by critic Gina Telaroli; excerpts from a vintage interview with Wellman; a 1930 profile of stuntmen from the film; a vintage piece on the production of the film; personal anecdotes from Wellman; rare archival imagery.