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 [...]
EXCLUSIVE: Robin Ellis Remembers ‘Poldark’
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—As American TV viewers are now hooked on “Downton Abbey,” there was a time 35 years ago when another spellbinding British saga took the former colonies by storm. It was called “Poldark,” and it aired over two seasons on PBS’ “Masterpiece Theatre.” The [...]