Cecil B. Demille’s epic film, The Ten Commandments, makes its arrival on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and Digital during Passover. Unlike previous Blu-ray releases, you’ll be able to watch the film on a single 4K UHD disc. The 6K scan in 2010 was also the basis for the 65th anniversary edition being released today on 4K. As such, you’re taking in the full beauty of the VistaVision negative. Paramount spent over 150 hours doing new…"The Ten Commandments Hit 4K Ultra HD"
The Greatest Show on Earth, a two-time Oscar winner, makes its arrival on Blu-ray for the first time via the Paramount Presents line. In watching this film, I couldn’t help but notice a few things. It won Best Picture over High Noon and the not-nominated-for-Best Picture Singin’ in the Rain. The latter of which is one of the best films ever. You can consider 1952 a year in which the Academy would award another film…"The Greatest Show on Earth Hits Blu-ray"
Sunset Boulevard isn’t only Billy Wilder at his finest but the film is easily the best film ever made about Hollywood in cinematic history. The fate of Joe Gillis (William Holden) is doomed from the start. Upon flashing back, we later learn how he came to be in this most unfortunate situation. It turns out that Joe is having the worst luck as a screenwriter. He was unsuccessful in Sheldrake (Fred Clark) on a story. …"Sunset Boulevard: Billy Wilder At His Finest"
While Cecil B. Demille’s The Ten Commandments (1956) is hailed as an epic, the lengthy film does not come without its own flaws. Starting tonight through sundown on Saturday evening, Jews living in the diaspora will be celebrating Shavuot. The holiday celebrates the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai. Inside Israel, the holiday will end on Friday. In any event, shuls are closed and thus, The Ten Commandments may also feel like appropriate viewing…"The Ten Commandments: A Flawed Epic"