Category: EDITOR’S BLOG

3D! Live on the Battlefield, and Dotting the Eye!

3D! Live on the Battlefield, and Dotting the Eye!

December 10, 2017 | By

Two 1953 3D flicks on Blu: Cease Fire! from KL Studio Classics / Unobstructed View + Man in the Dark from Twilight Time.

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Kerwin Mathews at Columbia: Pirates & Lilliputians

Kerwin Mathews at Columbia: Pirates & Lilliputians

December 9, 2017 | By

Reviews of two films starring Kerwin Mathews, courtesy of Twilight Time: The Pirates of Blood River (1962) and The 3 Worlds of Gulliver (1960).

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ArtScopeTO 06: Interview with Abstract Painter Donna Wise

ArtScopeTO 06: Interview with Abstract Painter Donna Wise

December 6, 2017 | By

December’s ArtScopeTO podcast features abstract painter Donna Wise, whose series Flights of Fancy can be seen at Toronto’s Urban Gallery until Sat. Dec. 30, 2017.

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Calling Hedy Lamarr: Inventor, Glamour Goddess, and Hollywood Icon – Part 2

Calling Hedy Lamarr: Inventor, Glamour Goddess, and Hollywood Icon – Part 2

November 28, 2017 | By

Review of Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story (2017), the 3rd and likely final chronicle of the actress / inventor, now screening at Toronto’s Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema.

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Citizens Bill and Jane

Citizens Bill and Jane

November 23, 2017 | By

Reviews of two docs on iconoclasts: Bill Nye: Science Guy (2017), currently running at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema + Citizen Jane: The Battle for the City (2017) on DVD from IFC, and screening Nov. 29 at the Revue Cinema.

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ArtScopeTO 05: Interview with Painter Mary Lynne Atkinson

ArtScopeTO 05: Interview with Painter Mary Lynne Atkinson

November 21, 2017 | By

New ArtScopeTO podcast features artist Mary Lynne Atkinson, whose series Land on Fire can be seen at Toronto’s Urban Gallery until Sat. Nov. 25, 2017.

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From Fake News to Chamber Drama: 3 by Woody Allen

From Fake News to Chamber Drama: 3 by Woody Allen

November 16, 2017 | By

Reviews of Woody Allen’s formal feature directorial debut Take the Money and Run (1969) from KL Studio Classics, the short mockumentary Men of Crisis: The Harvey Wallinger Story (1971), and the underrated drama September (1987) from Twilight Time.

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Suburban Tales VII: Stranger Things, Season 2 (2017)

Suburban Tales VII: Stranger Things, Season 2 (2017)

November 16, 2017 | By

Review of Stranger Things: Season 2 + some thoughts on Exclusive Release bullshit.

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Hard Westerns from Hard Directors: Hour of the Gun (1967) + Lawman (1971)

Hard Westerns from Hard Directors: Hour of the Gun (1967) + Lawman (1971)

November 7, 2017 | By

Two gritty unconventional westerns arrive on Blu via Twilight Time: John Sturges’ Hour of the Gun (1967) and Michael Winner’s Lawman (1971), plus some thoughts on director Winner.

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Hookers, Vice Squads, and Prettykills: the Sensationalized vs. the Gritty

Hookers, Vice Squads, and Prettykills: the Sensationalized vs. the Gritty

October 30, 2017 | By

A quartet of films with differing tales of prostitutes & vice squads: Janice Cole & Holly Dale’s Hookers on Davie (1984), Gary Sherman’s uber-nasty Vice Squad (1982), Penelope Spheeris’s Hollywood Vice Squad (1986), and George Kaczender’s Prettykill / Tomorrow’s Killer (1987).

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