Cast: Shahab Hosseini, Taraneh Alidoosti, Babak Karimi, Mina Sadati Director & producer: Asghar Farhadi Studio: Sony Pictures Home Ent. 50651 [5/2/2017] Video: 1.85:1 for 16:9 screens, color HD Audio: Farsi DTS-HD MA 5.1 & DD-HD 5.1 Subtitles: English, Spanish Extras: Conversation with Asghar Farhadi Length: 124 min. Rating: ***** After their old flat is in […]
Cast: Jung-Woo Ha, Doona Bae, Oh Dal-Su Director: Kim Seong-Hun Studio: Well Go USA (Korean) [5/2/17] Video: 1.85:1 for 16:9 screens, color Audio: Korean DD 5.1 THX\ Subtitles: English Length: 127 min. Rating: **** The loneliness and entrapment for 37 days under the debris and chaos outside is well-illustrated in this thriller of an unthinkable […]
One of the first sound films of Jean Renoir and a realistic analysis of life of Montmartre as well as Renior’s push for naturalistic on-site audio. Le Chienne (The Bitch), Blu-ray (1931-2016) Cast: Michael Simon, Georges Flamant, Janie Marese Director: Jean Renoir Studio: Janus/Les Films du Jeudei/The Criterion Collection 818 (6/14/16) Video: 1.19:1 for 16:9 […]
Just because it didn’t do well in the theaters doesn’t mean this thriller is not well worth seeing. The Infiltrator, Blu-ray (2016) Cast: Bryan Cranston, Diane Kruger, John Leguizamo, Benjamin Bratt Director: Brad Furman Studio: LipSync/ good films/Broadgreen Pictures 941805540 (10/11/16) Video: 2.40:1 for 16:9, 1080 HD color Audio: English & Spanish DTS-HD MA 5.1, […]
Stephen King thinks the cell phone is bad – REAL bad… Cell, Blu-ray (2016) Cast: John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, Isabelle Fuhrman, Stacy Keach Director: Tod Williams Studio: Saban Fims, 120dB Films, Genre Co./Lionsgate (9/27/16) Video: 2.40:1 for 16:9 screens, 1080p HD color Audio: English DTS-HD MA 5.1 Subtitles: English, English SDH, Spanish Extras: Audio […]
A very moving German film about the years just after WW II. Phoenix, Blu-ray (2014/2016) Cast: Nina Hoss, Ronald Zehrfeld, Nina Kunzendorf Director: Christian Petzoid Studio: WDR/mendienboard/ The Criterion Collection 809 (4/26/16) Video: 2.39:1 for 16:9 screens, 1080p HD color Audio: German DTS-HD MA 5.1 surround Subtitles: English Extras: Conversation bet. Petzoid and Nina Hoss, […]
SMETANA: String Quartet No. 1 in e minor “From Mt Life”; JANACEK: String Quartet No. 1 “The Kreutzer Sonata”; String Quartet No. 2 “Intimate letters” – Takacs String Q. – Hyperion
Brilliantly played and ferociously captured in sound.
David Wilde plays CHOPIN, Vol. 2 – 2 Nocturnes; Polonaise in A-flat Major; Piano Sonata No. 2; Nocturne in E-flat Major; Prelude in D-flat Major; Fantasie in F Minor – David Wilde, p. – Delphian
A powerful Chopin recital, “in memoriam,” marks David Wilde’s recital in honor of his late wife.
“Music for Queen Caroline” = HANDEL: The king shall rejoice; Te Deum ‘Caroline’; The Ways of Zion do mourn – Tim Meade, countertenor/ Sean Clayton, tenor/ Lisandro Abadie, bass-bar./ Les Arts Florissants/ William Christie – Arts Florissants
Thematic programming at its absolute best!
A romantic feature with a time-travel plot.