Video & DVD

The Old Dark House

The Old Dark House

Director James Whale is remembered best today for having helmed the Universal horror classics, Frankenstein (1931), The Invisible Man (1933), and even Bride of Frankenstein (1935), which I often hear hailed as perhaps the greatest sequel ever made. In between Frankenstein and Invisible Man though, Whale directed a horror film that may have faded from […]

| October 20, 2017
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Batman vs. Two-Face

Batman vs. Two-Face

It’s impossible to think about Adam West without also thinking about Batman. It’s a role he defined as much as it defined him. It made the man a legend, and that’s what made his passing at the age of 88 earlier this year so very, truly sad. He was Batman and he was gone. Yet […]

| October 17, 2017
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Miracle on 34th Street: 70th Anniversary Edition

Miracle on 34th Street: 70th Anniversary Edition

It’s no secret that my holiday of choice is Halloween, as the things I review here on FilmMonthly more often than not tend to be horror films it seems. I self-identify as a horror hound, and nine times out of ten will choose to watch a horror film over a film of any other sort, […]

| October 14, 2017
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TV on DVD

Justice League Action

Justice League Action

The first 26 episodes of the Cartoon Network animated series Justice League Action are now available on home video in a 2-DVD set from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and DC Entertainment. The series brings together an unprecedented cast of DC Comics characters with a who’s who of voice talent that makes this an absolute dream […]

| October 10, 2017
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Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Student Council Blu-ray Collection

Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Student Council Blu-ray Collection

Kunihiko Ikuhara’s Revolutionary Girl Utena is an absolute masterpiece of an anime and is a prime example of the power of the eastern animation tradition. Broadcasted in 1997 in Japan, the story contains a fairy tale introduction by a princess that has been abandoned by her parents, due to their untimely death. A handsome prince […]

| October 8, 2017
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Lethal Weapon: Season 1

Lethal Weapon: Season 1

I’ve become as enamored as anyone else with this trend of turning a movie or movie series into a television series.  Fargo is terrific, Hannibal is amazing, West World isn’t really my cup of tea but it’s obviously very popular.  When I heard they were turning Lethal Weapon into a series, like many my first […]

| September 19, 2017
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