Welcome to the adult playground designed to cater to any fantasy, wherelifelike robots are programmed for romance ... violence ... anything--aplace called Westworld. Peter Martin (Richard Benjamin) and John Blane(James Brolin) come for a vacation in this simulated Wild West, completewith dance hall girls, free-for-all bar fights and shoot-outs--all safeand harmless. But when Blane dies after being shot by a robot (AcademyAward winner Yul Brenner), Martin discovers that something has gone verywrong: The human operators are all dead, and the robots are now killingthe guests in this science fiction thriller written and directed byMichael Crichton ("ER," Jurassic Park).
Manufacturer: Warner Home Video
Brand: Warner Manufacturing
Rio Bravo (DVD) (Rpkg)John Wayne and Dean Martin star as a Western sheriff and his recovering alcoholic deputy who, along with a small ragtag group of men and women, refuse to release a suspected murderer from jail, even though they are surrounded and greatly outnumbered by gunmen.]]>
Dances with Wolves (Two-Disc 20th Anniversary Edition) [Blu-ray]
Manufacturer: MGM (Video & DVD)
Kevin Costner stars in and directs this triumphant masterpiece written by Michael Blake, based on his novel. On Blu-ray for the very first time, this breathtaking 20th Anniversary Edition includes an extended cut of the film and all-new exclusive extras. Winner of seven Academy Awards®, including Best Directing and Best Picture, this modern classic tells the story of Lt. Dunbar (Costner), a Civil War hero who befriends a tribe of Sioux Indians while stationed at a desolate outpost on the American frontier. What follows is a series of unforgettable moments – from Dunbar’s tender scenes with Stands With A Fist (Mary McDonnell), to the thrilling, action-packed buffalo hunt. Experience the excitement, emotion and sweeping beauty of this cinematic treasure as never before on Blu-ray! Kevin Costner's 1990 epic won a bundle of Oscars for a moving, engrossing story of a white soldier (Costner) who singlehandedly mans a post in the 1870 Dakotas, and becomes a part of the Lakota Sioux community who live nearby. The film may not be a masterpiece, but it is far more than the sum of good intentions. The characters are strong, the development of relationships is both ambitious and careful, the love story between Costner and Mary McDonnell's character is captivating. Only the third-act portrait of white intruders as morons feels overbearing, but even that leads to a terribly moving conclusion. Costner's direction is assured, the balance of action and intimacy is perfect--what more could anyone want outside of an unqualified masterpiece? --Tom Keogh
Costner directs and stars in this epic vision of the old West, where a disillusioned soldier leaves the Civil War and strikes out to the prairie on his own. After a difficult start, he learns to live, love and respect the land when the Sioux Indians welcome him into their tribe.