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June / 08
Review of Powell and Pressburger's Thief of Bagdad (1940) from Criterion, plus film music content on the new 2-disc All About Eve, Back in Business (2007), Back Soon, Dangerous Crossing, Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte, and The Virgin Queen.
DVD Extra: June, 2008
March / 08
Review of Toru Takemitsu , the 4th and final volume in the series Music for the Movies, released on DVD by Kultur, plus Criterion's 4-disc Last Emperor set, and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment's Academy Awards Animation Collection.
DVD Extra: March, 2008
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DEC./ 07
Review of Georges Delerue, the 3rd of 4 titles in the series Music for the Movies, released on DVD by Kultur.
DVD Extra: December, 2007
OCT./ 07
Review of Bernard Herrmann, the 2nd of 4 titles in the series Music for the Movies, released on DVD by Kultur, and the new 20th Anniversary Edition of Hellraiser (Region 1) from Starz Home Entertainment/Anchor Bay.
DVD Extra: October, 2007
SEPT./ 07
Review of The Hollywood Sound, part 1 of 4 titles in the series Music for the Movies, released on DVD by Kultur.
DVD Extra: September, 2007
JUNE/ 07
Examination of recent wave of Fox titles with isolated scores - Captain from Castile, The Prince of Foxes, Son of Fury, Jane Eyre, Royal Flash, and - plus Aurora Borealis (2005) from Liberation Entertainment/Genius Entertainment.
DVD Extra: June, 2007
Reviews of Courtney Pine's jazz score for Borderline (1930), and Wycliffe Gordon's jazz orchestra score for Body and Soul (1925) -- two titles in Criterion's Paul Robeson: Portrait of the Artist 6-DVD set.
DVD Extra: April, 2007
JAN./ 07
Review of Criterion's gorgeous Pandora's Box DVD, featuring four newly written, specially commissioned music scores.
DVD Extra: January, 2007
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DEC./ 06

Tally and rant of the good and bad of 2006.
DVD Extra: November, 2006

NOV./ 06

Portrait of writer/director/editor Tony Palmer, the DVD debuts of his 1988 Shostakovich biopic, Testimony, and his 1983 Wagner epic, and DVD releases of Ganja and Hess, The King and I, Dust Devil, Electric Dragon 80000V, and Hubble: 15 Years of Discovery.
DVD Extra: November, 2006

OCT./ 06

Portrait of neglected composer Stelvio Cipriani, via a trio of DVD releases: Death Walks on High Heels/La Morte cammina con i tacchi alti, Colt 38 Special Squad/Quelli della calibro, and Convoy Busters.
DVD Extra: October, 2006
JULY/ 06
Not-too subtle preamble as we re-focus the column to a regular series of examinations on specific releases, plus the most complete tally of score-centric DVD releases each month. Read the rant, or skim for a hint at what's in store for mid-July.
DVD Extra: July, 2006
Tous les matins du monde/All the Mornings of the World, Transporter 2, The Corpse Bride, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Oliver Twist (2005), The Magnificent Seven, Breasts: A Documentary, The Great Water (Golemata voda), The Desert of the Tartars (Il Deserto Dei Tartari), and Luciano Ercoli Death Box Set.
DVD Extra: April, 2006
JAN./ 06
The Bird with the Crystal Plumage, Blood and Black Lace, The Fly 2, The Frighteners, Ghosts of Edendale, Grizzly Man, Hitch, King Kong (1933), The Man with the Golden Arm, November (2004), The Railroad Man, Stealth, War of the Worlds (2005), and The Whip and the Body.
DVD Extra: January, 2006
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NOV./ 05
Star Wars: Episode 3, Ben-Hur (1959), The Wizard of Oz (1938), Major Dundee, and War of the Worlds (1953).
DVD Extra: November, 2005
SEPT./ 05
Alexander (2004), Rumble Fish, The High and the Mighty, Island in the Sky, The Glass Shield, Electra Glide in Blue, The Card Player/Il Cartaio, The League of Gentlemen (TV), and Schlock: The Secret History of American Movies.
DVD Extra: September, 2005

MAY/ 05

Laura, The Cooler, Saint Sinner, Forbidden Zone, Blade: Trinity, Blind Horizon, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, Young Torless, The Night and the City, Battle Royale 2, and Captain Blood.
DVD Extra: May, 2005
MAR. / 05
The Incredibles, Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise & Fall of Jack Johnson, Lives of the Saints, I Robot, The New Women, Heat, Chariots of Fire, Malcolm X, Leon: The Professional, Alfie (2004), Monster, and The Motorcycle Diaries.
DVD Extra: March, 2005
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DEC./ 04
The Battle of Algiers, The Tin Drum, The John Cassavetes Collection (all from Criterion), Gone With The Wind, John Carpenter's The Thing, Dracula (1979), Van Helsing, Spider-Man 2, Hellboy: Director's Cut, The Bourne Supremacy, Ed Wood, Bettie Page: Dark Angel, Collateral, Top Gun Special Edition, and Mary Poppins .
DVD Extra: December, 2004
SEPT./ 04
Shakespeare Wallah, Sweet Sounds, The Europeans, Quartet, Heat and Dust, Maurice, The King of New York, Candyman, Apartment Hunting, and Alexander's Ragtime Band.
DVD Extra: September, 2004
AUG./ 04  
Capturing the Friedmans, Death: A Love Story, McLuhan's Wake, Companeros, The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly, The Great Escape, Enter the Dragon, Dark Forces (aka Harlequin), Highlander 2: The Quickening, and Die Mommie Die!
DVD Extra: August, 2004
APRIL/ 04   The Osterman Weekend, My Darling Clementine, The Grapes Of Wrath,The Devil And Daniel Webster, The Pink Panther Collection, Colosseum: A Gladiator's Story, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003), House Of Laughing Windows, and Panic Room.
DVD Extra: April, 2004
MAR./ 04   Matchstick Men, The Missing, The Ten Commandments (1954), Battle Royale, Superfly, Naqoyqatsi, Flesh + Blood, The Cat In The Hat (2003), and Blow-Up.
DVD Extra: March, 2004
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DEC./ 03   Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Transformers: The Movie, The Endurance, The Hard Word, To Live And Die In L.A., Strange Behaviour, The Indiana Jones Trilogy, Midway, Once Upon A Time In The West, Jeepers Creepers 2, and Mychael Danna's comments on early musical ideas for Ang Lee's Hulk - before being removed from the project.
DVD Extra: December, 2003
NOV./ 03   The Adventures Of Robin Hood (1938), Yankee Doodle Dandy, Casablanca, Looney Tunes Golden Collection, War And Peace (1968), and Solaris (1972).
DVD Extra: November, 2003
OCT./ 03   The Private Life Of Sherlock Holmes, The Duel (2000) , 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea (1954), Catch Me If You Can, La Femme Nikita, The Life Of David Gale, and Scarface (1983).
DVD Extra: October, 2003
JULY/ 03   The Color Purple, The Right Stuff, Dances With Wolves, Windtalkers, and Die Another Day.
DVD Extra: July, 2003
APR./ 03   The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, Fahrenheit 451, and Red Dragon.
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