Category: EDITOR’S BLOG

TJFF 2017: Ferenc Török’s 1945 (2017)

TJFF 2017: Ferenc Török’s 1945 (2017)

May 9, 2017 | By

Review of Ferenc Török’s 1945 (2017), which recently screened at TJFF 2017, and dramatizes the exposure of a dark secret by two strangers visiting a post-WWII town in Hungary.

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Woody Allen’s Another Woman (1988)

Woody Allen’s Another Woman (1988)

May 8, 2017 | By

Review of Twilight Time’s new Blu-ray edition of Woody Allen’s underrated drama Another Woman (1988).

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Paura: Lucio Fulci Remembered (2008) and Wax Mask (1997)

Paura: Lucio Fulci Remembered (2008) and Wax Mask (1997)

May 5, 2017 | By

Review of Wax Mask / M.D.C. – Maschera di cera (1997), new on Blu from One 7 Movies + from the KQEK.com archives, Mike Baronas’ affectionate portrait of the legendary eye trauma auteur, Paura: Lucio Fulci Remembered (2008) on DVD.

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The Return of Peyton Place, and its Progeny, Twin Peaks 2017

The Return of Peyton Place, and its Progeny, Twin Peaks 2017

May 1, 2017 | By

Review of Peyton Place (1957), Twilight Time’s Blu-ray of the blockbuster film based on Grace Metalious’ mega-selling novel, and the inspiration for David Lynch & Mark Frost’s Twin Peaks (1990-1991, and 2017).

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When Babysitting Goes Wrong: Disorder (2015) + Man on Fire (1987)

When Babysitting Goes Wrong: Disorder (2015) + Man on Fire (1987)

April 26, 2017 | By

Reviews of two tales involving war vets taking babysitting gigs with very different threat levels: Alice Winocour’s Disorder / aka Maryland (2015) from IFC + Elie Chouraqui’s underrated filming of A.J. Quinnell’s Man on Fire (1987) from KL Studio Classics / Unobstructed View.

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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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