Film Reviews by Adam Long

Now in Theaters:

Jackass Forever (2022) Johnny Knoxville and the gang reunite for yet another heaping of stunts and practical jokes. If you’re a fan you don’t have to be told to head to the theater.

New to Disc:


Miller’s Crossing (1990) Gabriel Byrne is the right hand man of a crime boss (Albert Finney), whose life is upended through a series of events that only a creative team as talented as the Coen Brothers could concoct, which they did in this wonderful gangster thriller. Extras include interviews both new and archival and the film’s trailer.


Warner Archive:

Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933) A Broadway producer is aided by the talents of Ginger Rogers, Dick Powell and Ruby Keeler in his quest to put on a show in this vintage musical. Extras include vintage WB cartoons and shorts.



Liar’s Moon (1982) Matt Dillon stars in this tale of forbidden love wherein a working class kid sets his sights on a girl from a well to do family with tragic results. Susan Tyrell, Richard Moll and Hoyt Axton also star.



12 Angry Men (1997) Director William Friedkin guides an all-star cast in this updating of the classic 1950s teleplay by Reginald Rose. Jack Lemmon and George C. Scott are but two of the names in the tremendous group of actors assembled. Extras include trailer.

Antichrist (1974) In this Italian thriller, a woman’s sudden paralysis turns out to be the work of Satan and an exorcism is her only hope. Mel Ferrer and Arthur Kennedy star. Sound familiar? Extras include a featurette and commentary.


Some Like It Hot, starring Marilyn Monroe and Jack Lemmon


Some Like it Hot (1959) One of the greatest comedies of all time gets a 4K upgrade in this spiffy new edition that’s also chock full of extras both archival and new. Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis star as two witnesses to the St. Valentine’s Massacre who join an all-girl band in order to stay alive. Marilyn Monroe was never better as the object of both of their affections.

Privilege (1967) Acclaimed filmmaker Peter Watkins helmed this tale of an unhappy rock star. Extras include a new commentary.

God’s Gun (1976) Jack Palance, Lee Van Cleef and Richard Boone star in this Italian revenge thriller. Extras include a commentary.


Scream Factory:

Paranoiac (1963) Freddie Francis directs this tale of an heiress whose new boyfriend may not be the man he was initially. Extras include commentary and featurettes.


Warner Brothers:

King Richard (2021) The behind the scenes saga of tennis stars, Venus and Serena Williams, and their father’s (Will Smith) quest for their success, makes its disc debut this week. Extras include featurettes and deleted scenes.



La Dolce Vita (1960) Federico Fellini’s critically acclaimed tale of a tabloid photographer’s search for the meaning of life is being issued in a restoration sponsored by filmmaker Martin Scorsese. No Extras.

Other first time Blu Ray releases from the company this week are: Foul Play (1978), Summer School (1987) and Murder on the Orient Express (1974).

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