Blue Hawaii is the first of three Elvis films shot in Hawaii and it makes its arrival on 4K Ultra HD by way of the Paramount Presents line. A quick note about the Blue Hawaii restoration: they scanned the original 35mm negative in 4k/16BIT. Unfortunately, the opening sequence was grainy because it originally used duped film. As a result, they have rebuilt the sequence completely using the original film elements in the Paramount library. Because…"Blue Hawaii Arrives on 4K Ultra HD"
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The Court Jester, the 1956 musical starring Danny Kaye, recently arrived on Blu-ray for the first time through the Paramount Presents line. Writing in his Classic Movies Guide, film critic/historian Leonard Maltin refers to the musical comedy as “one of the best comedies ever made.” In the 1950s, every studio was doing what they could to compete with the rise of television. For Paramount, this meant releasing films in the superior VistaVision format. Here is…"The Court Jester Gets Blu-ray for 65th Anniversary"
After an 18 year gap, Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch gets its first animated big-screen adaptation of the 1957 classic book without much to enjoy. Because the story is one that airs as a television special every year, I’m not going to discuss much of the plot. The biggest difference from the book appears to be the larger role for Cindy-Lou Who (Cameron Seely). This goes back to the Ron Howard-directed film in 2000. With regards to the…"Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch: Bah Humbug"