Civil War Archive

RICHARD DANIELPOUR: Songs of Solitude; War Songs; Toward the Splendid City – Thomas Hampson, bari./Nashville Sym. Orch./ Giancarlo Guerrero – Naxos

RICHARD DANIELPOUR: Songs of Solitude; War Songs; Toward the Splendid City – Thomas Hampson, bari./Nashville Sym. Orch./ Giancarlo Guerrero – Naxos

Some very moving and well-written songs on topics of war. RICHARD DANIELPOUR: Songs of Solitude; War Songs; Toward the Splendid City – Thomas Hampson, bari./Nashville Sym. Orch./Giancarlo Guerrero – Naxos 8.559792, 60:48, (10/14/16) ****: For people who follow American contemporary classical music only casually composer Richard Danielpour might not be one of the first names […]

The Hateful Eight, Blu-ray (2016)

The Hateful Eight, Blu-ray (2016)

A typical bloody Tarantino film, but a good story, fine acting and lovely widescreen 65mm cinematography make it a great experience. The Hateful Eight, Blu-ray (2016) Director: Quentin Tarantino Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Bruce Dern, Jennifer Jason Leigh Studio: The Weinstein Company/Anchor Bay 8063848, 2 discs (3/29/16) Video: Shot on 65mm film at […]

The Emigrants; The New Land, Blu-ray (1971-72/2016)

The Emigrants; The New Land, Blu-ray (1971-72/2016)

A terrific pair of Jan Troell films from 1971 & ’72, with gorgeous restoration and fascinating extras. The Emigrants; The New Land, Blu-ray (1971-72/2016) Director: Jan Troell Cast: Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Eddie Axberg Studio: Swedish Film Industry/Warner Bros./ The Criterion Collection 796/797 (2/9/16) [2 discs] Video: 1.66:1 for 16:9 wide screen, 1080p HD […]