Spring 2016 at Twilight Time brings 11 Blu-ray arrivals that bloom with Oscar®-honored performances, enthralling journeys into global history, brooding loners who either murder innocents or seek redemption and reliable action heroes armed with artillery and charisma. Amen, amen, amen.
Coming March 15 are: Alexander the Great (1956), starring Richard Burton, Fredric March and Claire Bloom, directed by Robert Rossen, score by Mario Nascimbene; Anastasia (1956), starring Best Actress Academy Award® winner Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner and Helen Hayes, directed by Anatole Litvak, score by Alfred Newman; Exodus (1960), starring Paul Newman, Eva Marie Saint and Ralph Richardson, directed by Otto Preminger, with an Academy Award®-winning score by Ernest Gold; Lilies of the Field (1963), starring Best Actor Academy Award® winner Sidney Poitier, Lilia Skala and Lisa Mann, directed by Ralph Nelson, score by Jerry Goldsmith; and 10 Rillington Place (1971), starring Richard Attenborogh, Judy Geeson and John Hurt, directed by Richard Fleischer, score by John Dankworth.
Coming April 12 are: Chato’s Land (1972), starring Charles Bronson, Jack Palance and James Whitmore, directed by Michael Winner, score by Jerry Fielding; Cutter’s Way (1981), starring Jeff Bridges, John Heard and Lisa Eichhorn, directed by Ivan Passer, score by Jack Nitzsche; In the French Style (1963), starring Jean Seberg, Stanley Baker and Philppe Forquet, directed by Robert Parrish, score by Joseph Kosma; Julia (1977), starring Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave and Jason Robards, directed by Fred Zinnemann, score by Georges Delerue, winner of Academy Awards® for Best Supporting Actress (Redgrave), Supporting Actor (Robards) and Adaptation Screenplay (Alvin Sargent); A Prayer for the Dying (1987), starring Mickey Rourke, Bob Hoskins and Alan Bates, directed by Mike Hodges, score by Bill Conti; and the return of Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974), starring Clint Eastwood, Jeff Bridges and George Kennedy, directed by Michael Cimino, score by Dee Barton. Details of each release will follow in the coming months.