This Blu-ray release of the pungent 1969 critique of marriage makes for a tart counterpoint to the matrimonial idealists on both sides of today's ongoing marriage debate.
Reverend Abner Hale (Max Von Sydow) is determined to convert the Hawaiian natives, while Jerusha (Julie Andrews,) who was just married for the sake of the sojourn, is shipping out (and shacking up) in an attempt to forget a lost love (Richard Harris).
The latest mash-up of history and monsters doesn't find the teeth it needs to make the combo effective.
This rediscovered '60s masterpiece by Antonio Pietrangeli is a deceptively light satire of sexual politics and 60s Euro-decadence.
If you're making a choice of a movie to see this weekend, steer clear of this one.
Based on the real life of Eddie Mannix, who was at one time general manager of the vast MGM Studios, the movie is a kind of tongue-in-cheek love story to the glamorous days of an old-fashioned Hollywood.
Five ex-priests and an ex-nun fight for their emotional lives in a small seaside town in Chile, while a Vatican envoy seeks to uproot their survival.
"Show me a hero, F. Scott Fitzgerald said. "And I'll write you a tragedy." That's what Lisa Belkin did, and her nonfiction book is the basis for this six-part HBO miniseries.
Think Twilight Time trucks only in reissues of decades-old gems that might otherwise be underserved? Think again. With this release, the company shows itself to be both modern and hip.
Director Mark Robson adapts the potboiling John O'Hara novel and Leo Tover provides lush, richly colorful cinematography for a film about the post-war boom and its discontents.