Popeye Arrives On Blu-ray For The First Time

Popeye arrives on Blu-ray for the first time ever ahead of the Robert Altman film’s 40th anniversary of its 1980 theatrical release. The film starts out with a throwback to the classic cartoon during the Adolph Zukor era at Paramount.  Popeye also marks the big-screen debut for Robin Williams. This film took producer Robert Evans and screenwriter Jules Feiffer some three years to get the film into production.  Funny enough, Evans first got the idea…

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The Great Buster celebrates Buster Keaton

The Great Buster: A Celebration is a well-deserved cinematic tribute to Buster Keaton–one of the greatest silent comedy stars to have ever lived. Discussing the great silent comedy stars must include Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin, and Harold Lloyd.  Interestingly, Keaton starred in College as a response to Lloyd’s The Freshman.  Where Lloyd starred as a freshman who played football, Keaton would play every other sport.  As for Chaplin, he directed Keaton in 1952’s Limelight.  This…

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Chicago Film Festival 2018: The Great Buster

The Great Buster: A Celebration is a well-deserved cinematic tribute to Buster Keaton–one of the greatest silent comedy stars to have ever lived. Discussing the great silent comedy stars must include Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin, and Harold Lloyd.  Interestingly, Keaton starred in College as a response to Lloyd’s The Freshman.  Where Lloyd starred as a freshman who played football, Keaton would play every other sport.  As for Chaplin, he directed Keaton in 1952’s Limelight.  This…

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