Category: EDITOR’S BLOG

Melo-Noir: Black Widow (1954) + Slightly Scarlet (1956)

Melo-Noir: Black Widow (1954) + Slightly Scarlet (1956)

June 16, 2019 | By

A pair of noir-melodramas boasting striking mid-century style: Nunnally Johnson’s BLACK WIDOW (1954) on Twilight Time Blu + Allan Dwan’s delicious SLIGHTLY SCARLET (1956) on VCI DVD.

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Women in Prison, Part IV: Le evase (1978)

Women in Prison, Part IV: Le evase (1978)

June 10, 2019 | By

Review of Giovanni Brusadori’s infamous WIP drama ESCAPE FROM WOMEN’S PRISON / LA EVASE (1978), new on Blu via Severin Films / Unobstructed View.

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Neo-Noir Trois: The Big Fix (1978)

Neo-Noir Trois: The Big Fix (1978)

May 23, 2019 | By

Review of the private eye thriller THE BIG FIX (1978), the oddball adaptation of Roger L. Simon’s novel, new on Blu from Twilight Time.

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A Vibrant Return for Becky Sharp (1935)

A Vibrant Return for Becky Sharp (1935)

May 21, 2019 | By

Review of BECKY SHARP (1935), the first feature shot in 3-strip Technicolor, new on Blu from KINO’s KL Studio Classics / Unobstructed View.

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TJFF 2019: It Really Schwings!

TJFF 2019: It Really Schwings!

May 15, 2019 | By

Review of Eric Friedler’s documentary IT MUST SCHWING! THE BLUE NOTE STORY (2018) at TJFF 2019.

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Allan Dwan’s The River’s Edge (1957)

Allan Dwan’s The River’s Edge (1957)

May 13, 2019 | By

Allan Dwan’s weird & wonderful colour noir THE RIVER’S EDGE (1957) finally makes it to Blu via Twilight Time.

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TJFF 2019: Lemon Popsicle – Of Winners & Losers

TJFF 2019: Lemon Popsicle – Of Winners & Losers

May 10, 2019 | By

Reviews of Eric Friedler’s documentary LEMON POPSICLE: OF WINNERS & LOSERS (2018) at TJFF 2019 + the original cult 1978 film.

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ArtScopeTO 09: Interview with Photographer Pengkuei Ben Huang

ArtScopeTO 09: Interview with Photographer Pengkuei Ben Huang

May 8, 2019 | By

ArtScopeTO Podcast interview with photographer Pengkuei Ben Huang, whose series SOLEMN PINES FADING THINGS is running at Toronto’s Urban Gallery as part of the 2019 Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival.

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TJFF 2019: Hitler vs. Picasso

TJFF 2019: Hitler vs. Picasso

May 6, 2019 | By

Review of Claudio Poli’s documentary HITLER VERSUS PICASSO AND OTHERS at TJFF 2019.

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Podcast interview with LES MISERABLES’ John Murphy

Podcast interview with LES MISERABLES’ John Murphy

May 2, 2019 | By

Podcast interview with composer John Murphy and his recently-scored BBC mini-series LES MISERABLES (2018).

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