Bob Hope

  • The Lemon Drop Kid (1951)

    Kino Lorber Studio Classics recently released five classic Bob Hope comedies on Blu-ray — My Favorite Brunette, Road to Rio, The Lemon Drop Kid, Road to Bali, and Son of Paleface. While I consider The Lemon Drop Kid the least of these films, it seems appropriate to review that title...
  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: Le Samouraï (Criterion)

    For the release week of 11/14/17: Garv’s Pick of the Week: Le samouraï : One of the most requested titles from Criterion gets the Blu-ray upgrade that fans have been longing for!  This ultra-cool existential noir by director Jean-Pierre Melville stars Alain Delon as a quiet French hitman. Additional...
  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: The Man With Two Brains (Warner Archive)

    For the release week of 8/29/17: Garv’s Pick of the Week: The Man with Two Brains : Steve Martin’s best collaboration with director Carl Reiner is the story of a man who falls in love with a woman for her brain rather than her body.  Unfortunately,...
  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: My Favorite Brunette (Kino Lorber Studio Classics)

    For the Release Week of 7/4/17: Thanks to Kino Lorber Studio Classics, there’s a lot more Hope in the world (or at least on blu-ray) this week!  Before Bob Hope trashed his legacy with terrible TV specials in the 1970’s and beyond, he was one of the most reliable...
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