Elia Kazan is an Oscar-winning filmmaker but nothing here is able to save this adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Last Tycoon. In releasing the film on Blu-ray, it comes from a brand new HD master from a 4K scan of the original 35mm camera negative. The film’s release in 1976 came over two decades after Kazan’s second Oscar for directing and 13 years after his final directing nomination. Unfortunately, Kazan just wasn’t the same…"The Last Tycoon: Elia Kazan’s 1976 Film Is On Blu-ray"
The Great Escape is an epic classic and it’s even more beautiful now that the film is available on 4K Ultra HD by way of Kino Lorber. The film is based on Paul Brickhill’s 1950 book about the British POWs making their mass escape from a German POW camp, Stalag Luft III. Some characters are a composite of multiple people and the filmmakers compress the time down. In any event, the details of the escape…"The Great Escape Is An Epic Classic, Now On 4K UHD"