Category: EDITOR’S BLOG

Two Shades of Diane Keaton: Baby Boom (1987) + The Little Drummer Girl (1984)

Two Shades of Diane Keaton: Baby Boom (1987) + The Little Drummer Girl (1984)

April 20, 2017 | By

Reviews of two distinct genre outings starring Diane Keaton: the romcom Baby Boom (1987) on Blu via Twilight Time + John Le Carré’s The Little Drummer Girl (1984) from Warner Archives.

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National Canadian Film Day (and Where Things Should Be By Now)

National Canadian Film Day (and Where Things Should Be By Now)

April 19, 2017 | By

The 3rd annual National Canadian Film Day, and more thoughts on where I’d hoped things would be in terms of accessible CanCon.

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Podcast with Maurizio Guarini on scoring Dante’s Inferno / L’Inferno (1911)

Podcast with Maurizio Guarini on scoring Dante’s Inferno / L’Inferno (1911)

April 9, 2017 | By

Review of Italy’s first feature film, the surreal silent classic Dante’s Inferno / L’Inferno (1911) + a podcast interview with the film’s composer, Goblin’s Maurizio Guarini, plus related podcast links.

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Edward Bernds’ deliciously ridiculous World Without End (1956)

Edward Bernds’ deliciously ridiculous World Without End (1956)

April 6, 2017 | By

Review of Edward Bernds’ sci-fi B classic, World Without End (1956), released in a gorgeous Blu-ray edition from Warner Archives.

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Alan J. Pakula’s Revisionist Western: Comes a Horseman (1978)

Alan J. Pakula’s Revisionist Western: Comes a Horseman (1978)

April 5, 2017 | By

Review of Comes a Horseman (1978), Alan J. Pakula’s revisionist western starring Jane Fonda, James Caan, Jason Robards, and Richard Farnsworth (The Grey Fox), new on Blu from Twilight Time.

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September Storm Resurfaces in 3D!

September Storm Resurfaces in 3D!

April 1, 2017 | By

The first of a month feature: 3D films on Blu, starting with Byron Haskin’s September Storm (1960), the forgotten 3D classic restored by the 3-D Film Archive, and released on Blu via Kino Studio Classics and Unobstructed View (Canada).

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Suburban Tales VI: Stranger Things (2016)

Suburban Tales VI: Stranger Things (2016)

March 29, 2017 | By

Nope, it’s not (yet) on physical media, so here’s a review of Stranger Things: Season 1 (2016), Netflix’s hit series, available only from the burgeoning broadcaster.

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Adventure Time in Havana, Honduras, and Burma!

Adventure Time in Havana, Honduras, and Burma!

March 26, 2017 | By

It’s Intrigue and Adventure Time with Carol Reed & Graham Greene’s Our Man in Havana (1959) on Blu from Twilight Time + Allan Dwan’s Escape to Burma (1955) and Jacques Tourneur’s Appointment in Honduras (1953) in a VCI RKO-themed double-bill!

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Vintage Erotica & Nikkatsu Naughties

Vintage Erotica & Nikkatsu Naughties

March 24, 2017 | By

Reviews of Vintage Erotica from Cult Epics (Anno 1920 thru 1970) + the relatively tame Nikkatsu Naughtie, Nurse Diary: Beast Afternoon / Kangofu nikki: kemonojimita gogo (1982) from Impulse Pictures / Synapse Films.

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The lingering nightmare of the STASI: Karl Marx City (2016)

The lingering nightmare of the STASI: Karl Marx City (2016)

March 18, 2017 | By

Review of Petra Epperlein and Michael Tucker’s latest film, the eerie documentary Karl Marx City (2016), screening this month at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema.

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