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Blu-Ray & DVD Review Round-Up: HARD TIMES, LITTLE DEAD ROTTING HOOD, XX, TWO RODE TOGETHER & MY LITTLE SISTER - Movies In Focus
A selection of new blu-ray and DVD releases. This time around: Charles Bronson and James Coburn fall on Hard Times; Little Dead Rotting Hood isn’t afraid of the big bad wolf; XX offers up four different types of horror, James Stewart and Richard Widmark saddle-up in Two Rode Together and horror gets a new face in My Little Sister. Blu-ray Review: Hard Times Walter Hill made an impressive directorial debut with this gritty 1975 Charles Bronson starrer. Set in the depression, Hard Times sees Bronson as an ageing bareknuckle boxer earning a crust fighting from town to town. James Coburn and Strother Martin are great in supporting roles in this basic, but engaging drama. Special Features The blu-ray comes with some exceptional extras. You get interviews with Walter Hill, producer Lawrence Gordon and composer Barry DeVorzon. It also comes with excerpts from a 1984 interview with Hill at the National Film Theatre. DVD Review: Little Dead Rotting Hood (3.5 / 5) Director Jared Cohn has fun with this 21 Century update of the classic fairy tale. Little Dead Rotting Hood sees Eric Balfour’s small town sheriff face-off against some big bad wolves. This Gabriel Campisi scripted horror plays like a ‘90s dimension horror [...]