Category: EDITOR’S BLOG

‘You go in pieces, a**hole!’

‘You go in pieces, a**hole!’

April 3, 2020 | By

Review of Craig Baxley’s combustible cult classic I COME IN PEACE / aka DARK ANGEL (1990) on Blu from Scream Factory.

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Super Action in Superscope: UNDERWATER! (1955) + VERA CRUZ (1954)

Super Action in Superscope: UNDERWATER! (1955) + VERA CRUZ (1954)

April 1, 2020 | By

Two Superscope classics on Blu: John Sturges’ fluffy UNDERWATER! (1955) from Warner Archives + Robert Aldrich’s outstanding buddy western VERA CRUZ (1954) from MGM.

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Kinski, Cozzi, and Caminito: NOSFERATU IN VENICE (1988), PAGANINI HORROR (1989), and WHITE HUNTER (1990).

Kinski, Cozzi, and Caminito: NOSFERATU IN VENICE (1988), PAGANINI HORROR (1989), and WHITE HUNTER (1990).

March 6, 2020 | By

Three films connecting director Luigi Cozzi, actor & temperamental cyclone Klaus Kinski, & producer Augusto Caminito.

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Podcast: ANNE WITH AN E composers Amin Bhatia & Ari Posner

Podcast: ANNE WITH AN E composers Amin Bhatia & Ari Posner

January 30, 2020 | By

Podcast interview with ANNE WITH AN E’s composing team Amin Bhatia and Ari Posner.

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Adventures in Laserdisc and Pro Logic, Part 1: Mortal Kombat

Adventures in Laserdisc and Pro Logic, Part 1: Mortal Kombat

January 23, 2020 | By

Editor’s Blog on the fun / absurdity of watching MORTAL KOMBAT on laserdisc and in Dolby Pro Logic using a convoluted series of connected vintage & contemporary gear. Yes, really.

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Solo Narratives 1: The Guilty / Den skyldige (2018)

Solo Narratives 1: The Guilty / Den skyldige (2018)

January 7, 2020 | By

Review of the tense, single-person narrative THE GUILTY / DEN SKYLDIGE (2018) from Magnolia.

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Werewolves, Sex, and Steamy Delinquents

Werewolves, Sex, and Steamy Delinquents

December 28, 2019 | By

WEREWOLF IN A GIRLS’ DORMITORY / LYCANTHROPUS (1961) gets a deserved second chance in Severin’s lovely Blu-ray.

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Susan Lacy’s Spielberg (2017)

Susan Lacy’s Spielberg (2017)

December 6, 2019 | By

Review of Spielberg (2017), Susan Lacy’s engaging doc on the iconoclastic filmmaker from HBO.

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Clark Gable at Fox: Soldier of Fortune + The Tall Men (1955)

Clark Gable at Fox: Soldier of Fortune + The Tall Men (1955)

November 25, 2019 | By

Clark Gable’s 1955 diptych is comprised of an underrated gem + a dud: the stellar THE TALL MEN on Twilight Time Blu + SOLDIER OF FORTUNE on Fox DVD.

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Examining the Image: Mike Wallace Is Here (2019) + Jane Fonda in Five Acts (2018)

Examining the Image: Mike Wallace Is Here (2019) + Jane Fonda in Five Acts (2018)

November 9, 2019 | By

Two recent docs on TV and cinema icons: MIKE WALLACE IS HERE (2019) from Magnolia + JANE FONDA IN FIVE ACTS (2018) from HBO.

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