Tuesday, 17 July 2001
ALL THAT HEAVEN ALLOWS (Home Vision/Criterion) is director Douglas Sirk’s 1955 melodrama starring Jane Wyman and Rock Hudson. Aspect ratio is 1.85:1; sound format is English Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono, with English subtitles. Extras include a BBC documentary on Sirk, Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s illustrated essay on Sirk and a stills archive. The film predates MPAA ratings.
THE CAVEMAN’S VALENTINE (Universal Studios Home Video), released theatrically earlier this year, is director Kasi Lemmons slightly hallucinogenic mystery about a homeless man (Samuel L. Jackson) investigating a murder. Colm Feore also stars. Aspect ratio is widescreen; sound format is English DTS and English Dolby Digital 5.1, with English subtitles. MPAA rating is R (language, sexuality, some violence).