Link TV, the national independent non-commercial satellite television network, is premiering a new weekly international film series this Thursday called CINEMONDO that brings cinema from around the world to foreign movie fans.
Contributor B.C. Wallin: Kilvinski’s law commands, “treat everybody the same.” The characters of 1972’s The New Centurions all deserve the same kind of treatment. They’re mired in a world of seediness and crime. The police […]
Guest Contributor – Lauren Humphries-Brooks In the opening credits of Stanley Kramer’s 1961 film Judgment at Nuremberg, now on Blu-ray from Kino-Lorber, the camera lingers on an image of the swastika atop the Deutsches Stadion, as the […]
From its opening citation—a line from David Bowie’s 1971 song “Changes,” about children being “quite aware of what they’re going through”—to its final, rebelliously jubilant freeze frame, The Breakfast Club makes no attempt to hide […]
This is the second part of a review of Warner Archive’s three “Vitaphone Varieties” DVD sets and all the shorts reviewed here can be found in the second and third volume of the “Varieties,” totaling […]
In the early 20th century, during a time when talking pictures were considered a novelty at best, Warner Bros. Studios bought the exclusive rights to a system of synchronized audio and visual recording created by […]
Ahhh, Halloween. Sure the stores have been selling candy corn and ghoulish goodies since Memorial Day, but now that it’s almost here, all of us here at The Retro Set are getting excited! Whether or […]
The man’s name was Rodolfo Alfonso Raffaello Pierre Filibert Guglielmi di Valentina d’Antonguella from Castellaneta, Italy. But the legend’s name is Rudolph Valentino from the magical fairyland of Silent Hollywood. He was the movie’s first ever […]