Sit Down, John! 1776 arrives on 4K Ultra HD for the first time in celebration of the 50th anniversary with multiple versions to boot. 1776 is the rare musical to tackle American Independence with memorable tunes and does so in almost three hours. It may be a fictionalized account but we certainly do not get Hamilton without this film. The film’s main focus of the musical is on John Adams (William Daniels), Benjamin Franklin (Howard…"1776: Sit Down And Bring It Home on 4K Ultra HD"
Billy Wilder’s The Lost Weekend is one of three films to take home both the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival and Best Picture at the Oscars. The Lost Weekend deals with Don Birnam’s (Ray Milland) alcoholism. What it does not deal with–and I’ll get to this shortly–is the fact that he’s in the closet. Because the film doesn’t press this point, Brackett and Wilder’s script gives Helen St. James (Jane Wyman) a bigger…"The Lost Weekend Holds Up, Could Be Improved"