Author Archive: Del Harvey

Del Harvey is a co-founder of Film Monthly. He is an independent filmmaker, film director, screenwriter, and film teacher, currently living in Chicago.

rss feed

Author's Website →

Drug War (2013)

Drug War (2013)

| October 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hong Kong director Johnnie To returns to form with his latest, Drug War. What is unknown to most Americans is that the inclusion of drugs in any film in China is normally taboo, so in his own way  which tells the story of  undercover cop Captain Zhang, played by Chinese mainland actor Sun Honglei, who meets […]

×
Mr. Selfridge

Mr. Selfridge

| March 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mr. Selfridge will premier on MASTERPIECE CLASSIC beginning Sunday, March 31st. It is an adaptation by Andrew Davies (Pride and Prejudice, Bleak House, Bridget Jones Diary, Little Dorrit, and on and on) and stars Ari Gold himself, Jeremy Piven. If you lived at Downtown Abbey, chances are you shopped at Selfridge’s. Harry Gordon Selfridge was a […]

×
The Silence

The Silence

| March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Whether you find it a psychological drama, crime thriller, or meditation on the anti-social among us, The Silence is bound to stay in your thoughts for some time. It’s another Swedish import which is almost impossible to pull yourself away from once you start watching. If you’ve enjoyed any of the other, similar types of films […]

×
ARGO, Best Picture Academy Award Winner, Now Available on BluRay Combo Pack, DVD and Digital Download

ARGO, Best Picture Academy Award Winner, Now Available on BluRay Combo Pack, DVD and Digital Download

| February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Burbank, CA, January 2, 2013 – The most honored and best-reviewed movie of 2012, the Academy Award®-winning Best Picture “Argo” is available NOW on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital Download from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group.  Directed by Ben Affleck, “Argo” is based on the declassified true story of the life-or-death covert operation to rescue […]

×
A Simple Life

A Simple Life

| February 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hong Kong veteran director Ann Hui brings together two of its major stars, Deanie Ip and Andy Lau, for a very warm-hearted drama that is sure to please everyone. On February 26, 2013, Well Go USA will release A Simple Life on DVD and Blu-Ray. Andy Lau (Infernal Affairs, House Of Flying Daggers, numerous others) […]

×
The Factory

The Factory

| February 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Buffalo, New York, in the dead of winter. Obsessed cop Mike Fletcher (John Cusack) is up to his old tricks, chasing down the elusive trail of another serial killer instead of paying attention to his wife and teenaged daughter. They would much rather he were home, especially since its the holidays, rather than prowling the […]

×
Stand Up Guys

Stand Up Guys

| February 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

I love dese guys. Stand Up Guys stars Academy Award® winners Al Pacino, Christopher Walken and Alan Arkin in a surprisingly touching action comedy as three retired gangsters who reunite for one epic last night. Val (Pacino) is released from prison after serving twenty-eight years for refusing to give up one of his closest associates.  […]

×
Young Justice Invasion: Destiny Calling Season 2, Part I

Young Justice Invasion: Destiny Calling Season 2, Part I

| January 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Warner Home Video has today announced Young Justice Invasion: Destiny Calling Season 2, Volume 1, a 2-DVD set available in stores on January 22nd. This set includes 10 episodes from the first part of the second season: “Happy New Year,” “Earthlings,” “Alienated,” “Salvage,” “Beneath,” “Bloodlines,” “Depths,” “Satisfaction,” “Darkest,” and “Before the Dawn.” Also featured bonusmaterial includes a […]

×
The Jazz Singer (1927) on Blu-Ray

The Jazz Singer (1927) on Blu-Ray

| January 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Jazz Singer, the first feature-length film with completely synchronized dialogue and musical sequences, will mark another milestone January 8 when Warner Home Video releases the Blu-ray™ commencing the 2013 year-long 90thAnniversary of Warner Bros. Studios. The landmark film, which brought Broadway superstar Al Jolson “alive” and seemingly singing from the screen, was an immediate sensation […]

×
Trial & Retribution Set 6

Trial & Retribution Set 6

| January 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

DCSI Mike Walker and DCI Roisin Connor are back for more crime fighting in Trial & Retribution Set 6. Releasing from Acorn Media on January 1, 2013, this set presents the four concluding mysteries from the hit British series created and written by Emmy nominee and BAFTA winner Lynda La Plante. If you’re new to […]

×