The Wolfman (2010)
It's an open question whether the world needed another straight-faced telling of the legend in which Larry Talbot (Lon Chaney Jr. in the 1941 original, Benicio Del Toro here) is bitten by and becomes a werewolf when the moon is full. Still, high marks for atmosphere. Anthony Hopkins plays Talbot's dad and Emily Blunt plays the fiancée of Talbot's late brother (and you just know it wasn't a natural death). Unlike the DVD, which has only a few deleted scenes, the Blu-ray delves into the history of werewolf films and the intricacies of hairy makeup.
The Three Musketeers (1974)
Director Richard Lester filmed a version of the Alexandre Dumas classic so lengthy that, like Quentin Tarantino's later Kill Bill, it was released as two separate movies. Both are being reissued next week in one package; the second half, The Four Musketeers (1975), suffers by comparison, since the story takes a sombre turn from the glorious high spirits of the opening. But that's quibbling; this is a treat for fans of action, comedy and swashbuckling. Michael York, Faye Dunaway and Charlton Heston are just the tip of a powerhouse cast.Report Typo/Error
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