Showing posts with label Musical. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Musical. Show all posts

Monday, 28 September 2015

Les Miserables (2012)

Directed by Tom Hooper and starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, 
Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Helena Bonham Carter and Sacha Baron Cohen.

Blu-ray bought in 2013
157m 48s

Audio commentary by director Tom Hooper
Les Misérables: A Revolutionary Approach (64mins)
The Original Masterwork: Victor Hugo's Les Misérables (11mins) 

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

Sweeney Todd (2007)

Full title - Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman 
and Sacha Baron Cohen.

2-disc Special Edition DVD bought in 2008
111m 34s


Burton + Depp + Carter = Todd (26mins)
Sweeney is Alive: The Real History of the Demon Barber (20mins)
Musical Mayhem: Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd (12mins)
Sweeney’s London (16mins)
Grand Guignol: A Theatrical Tradition (19mins)
Designs for a Demon Barber (9mins)
A Bloody Business (9mins)
The Razor’s Refrain (9mins)
Photo gallery

Saturday, 18 April 2015

Little Shop of Horrors (1986)

Directed by Frank Oz and starring Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia, Steve Martin, 
Bill Murray and Levi Stubbs.

DVD bought in 2003
Special Edition Director's Cut Blu-ray bought in 2013
94mins (103mins)


Blu-ray extras -

Includes both Theatrical and Director's Cut versions of the film
Audio Commentary with director Frank Oz (Theatrical Version only)
Frank Oz and Little Shop of Horrors: The Director’s Cut (11mins)
The Story of Little Shop of Horrors (23mins)
Outtakes/Deleted Scenes
Director’s Cut Ending (22mins)
Theatrical Trailers
36 page digibook

Monday, 23 March 2015

That's Entertainment (1974)

That's Entertainment! (1974) Directed by Jack Haley Jr. and hosted by Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire, Peter Lawford, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Mickey Rooney, Bing Crosby, James Stewart, Elizabeth Taylor, and Liza Minnelli. 134mins

That's Entertainment II (1976) Directed by Gene Kelly and hosted by Fred Astaire and 
Gene Kelly. 126mins

That's Entertainment III (1994) Directed by Bud Friedgen, Michael J. Sheridan and hosted by   Gene Kelly, June Allyson, Cyd Charisse, Lena Horne, Howard Keel, Ann Miller, Debbie Reynolds, Mickey Rooney, and Esther Williams.. 113mins

4-disc DVD Collection bought in 2004

4 hours of featurettes and documentaries on the bonus disc.
Theatrical Trailers

Sunday, 15 March 2015

Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)

Directed by Robert Stevenson and starring Angela Lansbury, David Tomlinson, Roddy McDowall, Bruce Forsythe and Sam Jaffe.

30th Anniversary DVD bought in 2003
139m 11s

The Worm Turns - cartoon short
The Vanishing Private - cartoon short
Music Magic: The Sherman Brothers - featurette
A Step in the Right Direction -deleted song
Bedknobs And Broomsticks Scrapbook
Portobello Road: Recording Session Footage
Film Facts - notes

Sunday, 8 March 2015

Oliver! (1968)

Directed by Carol Reed and starring Ron Moody, Oliver Reed, Harry Secombe, Shani Wallis,
Mark Lester and Jack Wild.

Blu-ray bought in 2013

Behind the Scenes" vintage featurette 
Meeting Oliver!" featurette 
Meeting Fagin!" featurette
Theatrical Trailer

Monday, 2 March 2015

Mary Poppins (1964)

Directed by Robert Stevenson and starring Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, David Tomlinson and Glynis Johns, Karen Dotrice and Matthew Garber.

2-disc Special Edition DVD bought in 2004

50th Anniversary Blu-ray bought in 2013
139m 06s


Blu-ray extras - 

Audio Commentary with stars Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, and Karen Dotrice and songwriters Richard B. Sherman and Robert M. Sherman
Becoming Mr. Sherman
Mary-Oke" sing-alongs
Mary Poppins: From Page to Stage (48mins)
Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious: The Making of Mary Poppins (51mins)
The Gala World Premiere
Magical Musical Reunion
The Cat That Looked At a King" animated short
Theatrical Trailers

The Sound of Music (1965)

Directed by Robert Wise and starring Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer and Eleanor Parker.

2-disc Special Edition DVD bought in 2002

3-disc 45th Anniversary Blu-ray bought in 2010


Blu-ray extras -

Audio commentary by actors Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer and Charmian Carr, choreographer Dee Dee Wood, and Johannes Von Trapp
Audio commentary by director Robert Wise
Your Favorite Things: An Interactive Celebration
Music Machine” musical numbers scene-selection
Musical Stages” interactive feature with featurettes
A City of Song” interactive feature
The Sound of Music’: From Fact to Phenomenon (87mins)
My Favorite Things: Julie Andrews Remembers (63mins)
Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer: A Reminiscence (20mins)
From Liesl to Gretl (34mins)
Salzburg Sight and Sound (13mins)
On Location with the ‘Sound of Music (23mins)
When You Know the Notes to Sing: A Sing-along Phenomenon
Vintage Programs: Rodgers and Hammerstein
Rodgers and Hammerstein: The Sound of American Music (83mins)
Rodgers and Hammerstein: The Sound of Movies (97mins)
Vintage Programs: Audio Interviews
Rare Treasures
Screen Tests
Fox Movietone News: Academy Awards
Theatrical Trailers

Saturday, 28 February 2015

A Hard Day's Night (1964)

Directed by Richard Lester and starring John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison 
and Ringo Starr.

2-disc Collector's Edition DVD bought in 2007
84m 15s

Things They Said Today... (35mins)
Their Production Will Be Second To None (Interviews)
With The Beatles (Interviews)
Working Like A Dog... (Interviews)
Busy Working Overtime... (Interviews)
Listen To The Music Playing In Your Head...
Such A Clean Old Man!
I've Lost My Little Girl...
Taking Testimonal Pictures...
Dressed To The Hilt...
Dealing With 'The Men From The Press'...
They And I Have Memories...
Hitting The Big Time In The USA