Roman Holiday On Blu-Ray For First Time

William Wyler’s Roman Holiday, starring Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn, arrives on Blu-ray for the first time as a part of the Paramount Presents line. This is one of the few films issued on the Paramount Presents line to include a digital copy.  The collectible packaging also includes a fold-out poster and interior photo spread.  In any event, the limited edition Blu-ray is a worth addition to anyone’s collection. Paramount wanted William Wyler to film…

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Sabrina: Billy Wilder Classic Still Has It

Sabrina may not be in the top tier level of Billy Wilder’s filmography but the romantic comedy teams three of the biggest stars of the era. Sabrina Fairchild (Audrey Hepburn) is the daughter of Larrabee family chauffeur, Thomas Fairchild (John Williams).  Because of his job, the two of them live right above the mansion’s garage.  She has a crush on David Larrabee (William Holden), the playboy of the family.  Upset with this, the film becomes…

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Charade: A Hitchcock-Esque Film

Charade is able to successfully transcend the romance, comedy, and suspense thriller genres because of the cast, screenplay, and score. I’m spending my Saturday night by honoring the memory of one of the last filmmakers of Hollywood’s Golden Age.  The filmmaker is Stanley Donen and while he gave us Singin’ in the Rain, one can’t go wrong with Charade.  To say that they don’t make films like these anymore certainly would not be an understatement. …

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