‘One Night With the King’ Available on Blu-ray
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features The 2006 historical epic “One Night With the King” has arrived on Blu-ray. Lushly shot and beautifully scored in the grand style of classic Hollywood biblical epics including “Ben-Hur,” “The Ten Commandments” and “Spartacus,” the drama tells the story of Hadass [...]
Jeremy Irons’ ‘Beautiful’ Life
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—Jeremy Irons emerged as an international star more than three decades ago with the dual success of the big screen romantic drama “The French Lieutenant’s Woman” and the groundbreaking British TV series “Brideshead Revisited.” Irons, who has since enjo [...]
Back to the Water for James Van Der Beek
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—James Van Der Beek made a name for himself as the title character in the hit 1990s TV teen drama “Dawson’s Creek.” He returns to high school in the heartwarming drama “Backwards,” now available on home video. Only this time, he plays Geoff, an athleti [...]
A Dark ‘Day’ Has Dawned
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features Early in “The Day,” Dominic Monaghan turns to his fellow survivors and quizzically utters, “Where are we?” But “The Day” doesn’t have dinosaurs, smoke monsters or other supernatural elements as the TV series “Lost” did, in which the British actor played another [...]
‘Neil Young Journeys’ on DVD
By JAMES DAWSON Front Row Features Film Critic Some of the hometown landmarks Neil Young recalls during on-the-road segments of this concert documentary may be long gone, but the singer-songwriter himself remains enduringly iconic after nearly a half-century of rocking in the free world. “N [...]
Le Carre’s Cold War Spy George Smiley on Blu-Ray
A Front Row Features Staff Report HOLLYWOOD—Recently called “The greatest spy show ever made,” the original “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy” debuts on Blu-ray on April 24 with new extras, including deleted scenes and a lengthy, new interview with director John Irvin. John le Carré’s cla [...]