Without question, the most prominent label in Australia, Via Vision Entertainment is a physical media treasure trove for collectors, with countless releases spanning both film and television along with some of the 4K Ultra HD editions on the market.


DVD Review: The Keep (1983)

Michael Mann’s gothic classic seemed to be an uphill battle from the start, with a troubled production compounded by limitations set by the studio. Completed as three-and-a-half-hour film, a two-hour cut was assembled for test audiences which were not positive, so The Keep was again trimmed prior to release, coming in at just 96 minutes. …

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DVD Review: Airport Collection

Spanning the course of an entire decade, Universal’s Airport series went from Oscar Nominations to the bottom the B-movie barrel. Now, forty years after the fourth and final joy flight, Airport: The Complete Air Crash Disaster Collection (I see what they did there) is out now on DVD from Australian distributor Via Vision Entertainment.   …

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DVD Review: QB VII (TV 1974)

Winner of 6 Primetime Emmy Awards in 1975, miniseries QB VII (Queen’s Bench Seven) is adapted from Leon Uris’ worldwide best-selling novel and is out now on DVD, presumably for the first time in Australia, from Via Vision Entertainment. Encompassing the lives of two men, a Polish-born doctor is accused of having performed atrocious experiments …

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DVD Review: Earthquake (1974)

Without question, I cite The Poseidon Adventure as the quintessential disaster movie for its characters, set design and well-thought-out execution. However, the urban destruction-filled epic, Earthquake, deserves its place within the popular 70s sub-genre, but more so for a visual spectacle.  Out now on a remastered DVD ‘Collector’s Edition’ from Via Vision Entertainment, various people …

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DVD Review: Rollercoast (1977)

Coupled with disaster classic, Earthquake, the lesser-known Rollercoaster comes back to DVD, but this time uncut and remastered from Via Vision Entertainment. Boasting an ensemble cast of Hollywood’s finest, George Segal stars as an amusement park safety inspector who must track down a determined saboteur from targeting rollercoasters across America. What was once a studio …

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