DVD Review: Jack the Ripper (TV 1988)

Screened on British television over two nights to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the Whitechapel murders, Jack the Ripper re-ignited the public’s fascination with the now mythical cloaked killer. Available now on DVD from Via Vision Entertainment this award-winning two-parter stars Michael Caine stars as Scotland Yard Inspector Frederick Abberline, a skilled but hard-drinking …

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Blu-ray Review: The Black Windmill (1974)

Don Siegel was one of the most competent and consistent filmmakers of his generation, who, during the latter half of his career, made Clint Eastwood a bona fide Hollywood movie star with Dirty Harry. After four collaborations with Eastwood and the box office disappointment of Charlie Varrick, Siegel crossed the Atlantic to direct the British spy-thriller, …

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