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Musicals Archive

Blog: New 4K master gives “Saturday Night Fever” new life – even though Travolta is missing from the extras
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“SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER: DIRECTOR’S CUT – 40th ANNIVERSARY EDITION”
Blu-ray, Digial HD copy, 1977, R for strong language, sexuality, nudity and some drug content
Best extra: “Saturday Night Fever: Director’s Cut,” it’s basically the only new thing

Blog: Brace yourself for “We Are X” – Japan’s biggest rock band!
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“WE ARE X”
Blu-ray and DVD, 2016, R for some profanity; streaming via Amazon Video, Google Play, Vudu, YouTube
Best extra: Deleted interviews

Blog: “La La Land” remains a winner
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“LA LA LAND”

4K, Blu-ray, DVD, Digital HD copy, 2016, PG-13 for some profanity; streaming via Amazon Video, iTunes, Google Play,

Best extra: Commentary with Damien Chazelle, the youngest to win an Oscar for Best Director, and composer Justin Hurwitz, who won Oscars for Best Original Score and Song

Blog: Francis Ford Coppola and … leprechauns? Find them in “Finian’s Rainbow”
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"FINIAN’S RAINBOW: WARNER ARCHIVE COLLECTION”
Blu-ray, 1968, G; streaming via warnerarchive.com, Amazon Video, iTunes, Google Play, Vudu, YouTube
Best extra: Commentary with director Francis Ford Coppola

Blog: Everybody wants to be a star in “Sing”
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“SING: SPECIAL EDITION”
4K Ultra HD, 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD copy, 2016, PG for some rude humor and mild peril; streaming via Amazon Video, Google Play, Vudu, YouTube

Best extra: Many good ones, including cartoon shorts; still, try “The Making of ‘Sing’” to look behind the scenes

Blog: Meryl Streep shines – and sings? – again in “Florence Foster Jenkins”
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“FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS”
Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD copy, 2016, rated PG for brief suggestive material; streaming via Amazon Video, Google Play, YouTube

Best extra: Q&A with Meryl Streep

Blog: “It’s Always Fair Weather” shines in Warner Archive’s remaster
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“IT’S ALWAYS FAIR WEATHER: WARNER ARCHIVE COLLECTION”
Blu-ray widescreen, 1955, Not Rated
Best extra: “Going Out on a High Note” featurette
THIS MGM musical has one of Gene Kelly’s best numbers. “I Like Myself” has fabulous longshots, with Kelly gliding and tapping along the streets of NYC on roller skates.

Blog: These ladies sing the blues: “Love Me or Leave Me”
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“LOVE ME OR LEAVE ME – WARNER ARCHIVE COLLECTION”
Blu-ray widescreen, 1955, Not Rated; streaming via Amazon Video and VUDU
Best extra: Collection of vintage shorts
DORIS DAY and James Cagney are cast as singer Ruth Etting and her mob boss husband/manager Marty Snyder in this Oscar-nominated biopic from Warner Archive.

Blog: “Marguerite’s” odd tune soars
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“MARGUERITE”
Blu-ray widescreen and DVD widescreen, 2015, R for brief graphic nudity and sexual content and a scene of drug use; streaming via Amazon Video, iTunes, YouTube
Best extra: Interview with French director Xavier Giannoli

Blog: Commit yourself to “The Commitments: 25th Anniversary Edition”
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“THE COMMITMENTS: 25th ANNIVERSARY EDITION”
Blu-ray widescreen and DVD widescreen, 1991, R for profanity. Streaming via Amazon Video, iTunes, YouTube
Best extra: “The Making of Alan Parker's Film ‘The Commitments’”

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