The Gang’s All Here Blu-ray review

You’d perhaps be hard pressed to recall it, even as the film is just finishing, but there is a storyline in Busby Berkeley’s first colour feature, The Gang’s All Here. What tale there is begins with Andy Mason (James Ellison) trying his luck with nightclub showgirl Edie Allen (Alice Faye), despite the fact that he’s actually … Read more

Too Late Blues Blu-ray Review

There’s a moment towards the end of John Cassavetes’ superb 1962 jazz picture Too Late Blues in which Benny Flowers (Everett Chambers) verbally destroys Ghost (Bobby Darin), the tragic hero of the film. Flowers lays out the way in which Ghost, a talented jazz pianist, has sold out and you can see Ghost slowly fall apart, decimated by the … Read more