Conservative Hollywood Icon Dennis Hopper Dies


How can we remember the cinema of the 1970s without the drug-induced rants from Dennis Hopper in both Easy Rider and Apocalypse Now? Unfortunately, last year it was revealed that Hopper was battling something just as serious as his previous drug addiction, prostate cancer. Hopper died this morning at the age of 74.
After battling drug [...]

NewsReal Blog Film Club: Is It Now Time to Buy The Lord of the Rings Trilogy?


NRB’s Managing Editor David Swindle used to be a film critic. He’s still a cinema enthusiast and DVD/Blu Ray collector.
“The Lord of the Rings” trilogy came out on Blu Ray on Tuesday. He had this to say:
Most reviews of the set are pretty negative for one reason: the films released are the theatrical editions, not [...]