Great news for Film Noir fans -- on July 31, Warner Brothers is releasing Film Noir Volume 4, a 10-movie, five-disc set with sensational titles. Some classics like Nicholas Ray's 1948 masterpiece They Live By Night starring Farley Granger and Cathy O'Donnell, and two fun Robert Mitchum crime dramas -- The Big Steal and Where Danger Lives. Others include: Act Of Violence, Mystery Street, Crime Wave, Decoy, Illegal, Side Street and Tension.
Most have commentaries and extras. Also check out Robert Altman's sensational 1974 remake of They Live By Night, Thieves Like Us, starring Shelly Duvall and Keith Carradine which came out on www.mgm.com/dvd last week. (It includes a wonderful commentary track by the late master Robert Altman that is illuminating and funny).