Monday, February 16, 2009

Rio Bravo (1959) - John Wayne and Dean Martin in a classic western

Rating 8.0/10
Runtime: 141 min
Language: USA
Country: English
Directed by: Howard Hawks
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John Wayne ... Sheriff John T. Chance
Dean Martin ... Dude ('Borachón')
Ricky Nelson ... Colorado Ryan
Angie Dickinson ... Feathers
Walter Brennan ... Stumpy
Ward Bond ... Pat Wheeler
John Russell ... Nathan Burdette
Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez ... Carlos Robante
Estelita Rodriguez ... Consuela Robante

Description: The sheriff of a small town in southwest Texas must keep custody of a murderer whose brother, a powerful rancher, is trying to help him escape. After a friend is killed trying to muster support for him, he and his deputies - a disgraced drunk and a cantankerous old cripple - must find a way to hold out against the rancher's hired guns until the marshal arrives. In the meantime, matters are complicated by the presence of a young gunslinger - and a mysterious beauty who just came in on the last stagecoach.


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Video and audio information:

Video : 1.31 GB, 1400 Kbps, 25.0 fps, 652*356 (16:9), XVID = XVID Mpeg-4
Audio : 123 MB, 128 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 2 channels, 0x55 = MP3

Subtitles (English, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, German, Polish, Danish, Norwegian, Hungarian, Czech, Swedish, Croatian) + sample

Sunday, February 15, 2009

Double Indemnity (1944) - classic film noir starring Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck and Edward G. Robinson

Rating 8.4/10
Runtime: 107 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: Billy Wilder
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Fred MacMurray ... Walter Neff
Barbara Stanwyck ... Phyllis Dietrichson
Edward G. Robinson ... Barton Keyes
Porter Hall ... Mr. Jackson
Jean Heather ... Lola Dietrichson
Tom Powers ... Mr. Dietrichson

Description: In 1938, the experienced salesman of the Pacific All Risk Insurance Co. Walter Neff meets the seductive wife of one of his client, Phyllis Dietrichson, and they have an affair. Phyllis proposes to kill her husband Dietrichson to receive the prize of an accident insurance policy and Walter plots a scheme to receive twice the amount based on a double indemnity clause. When Mr. Dietrichson is found dead on the trails of a train, the police accepts the evidence of accidental death. However, the insurance analyst and Walter's best friend Barton Keyes does not buy the version and suspects that Phyllis has murdered her husband with the help of another man.


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Also a set of extras included:

* Introduction by Robert Osborne

* "Shadows of Suspense" — a 2006 documentary featuring film historians, directors, and authors discussing the making of movie

* Audio commentary by Lem Dobbs and Nick Redman as separate MP3 file

* Theatrical trailer

Video and audio information:

Video : 2.72 GB, 3603 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 632x480 (4:3), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 125
Audio : 346/62 MB (main/commentary), 448/80 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 2/2 channels, 0x55 = AC3/VORBIS, CBR/VBR

Subtitles (English closed captions embedded in a movie, to play them choose Subtitle=>Sub Track in VLC Player and separate English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Turkish, Italian, Greek, German, Polish, Dutch, Serbian, Czech, Hungarian) posters and screenshots included

Double audio track information

This movie contains two audio tracks, one is original English, and the other is additional audio commentary by film historian Richard Schickel. You can use VLC Player to easily choose between any of audio tracks (Audio => Audio track and switch to main audio track on Track 1, commentary on Track 2)