Category: EDITOR’S BLOG

Slow-Burning Infidelity and Madness in A.W. Sandberg’s The Golden Clown / Klovnen (1926)

Slow-Burning Infidelity and Madness in A.W. Sandberg’s The Golden Clown / Klovnen (1926)

January 29, 2018 | By

Review of A.W. Sandberg’s epic melodrama about infidelity, The Golden Clown / Klovnen (1926), restored in 2006 and screened with live music by Jeff Rapsis at the Revue Cinema January 28, 2017.

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Career High Points: The Hospital (1971) + The Valachi Papers (1972)

Career High Points: The Hospital (1971) + The Valachi Papers (1972)

January 23, 2018 | By

Two career peaks are profiled via Twilight Time Blu-rays: George C. Scott in The Hospital (1971) + Charles Bronson in The Valachi Papers (1972).

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Bloodying It Up When You’re Going Down

Bloodying It Up When You’re Going Down

January 22, 2018 | By

A lengthy comparative review of Dick Maas’ extremely fun killer elevator diptych – 1983’s The Lift / De lift + the 2001 English remake Down / The Shaft, both on Blu via Blue Underground.

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Dear Guelda, Part 1: A Conversation with Peter Roffman

Dear Guelda, Part 1: A Conversation with Peter Roffman

January 12, 2018 | By

A lengthy podcast with Peter Roffman, editor / author of Dear Guelda: The Death and Life of Pioneering Canadian Filmmaker Julian Roffman, director of the CanCon 3D classic The Mask (1961), and so much more.

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Andre De Toth’s Nihilistic Diptych: Play Dirty (1969) + El Condor (1970)

Andre De Toth’s Nihilistic Diptych: Play Dirty (1969) + El Condor (1970)

January 8, 2018 | By

Underrated director Andre De Toth’s last two films are spotlighted: the nihilistic Play Dirty (1969) on Blu from Twilight Time + El Condor (1970) on DVD from Warner Archives.

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A New Book, Some Changes, and Happy New Year!

A New Book, Some Changes, and Happy New Year!

January 1, 2018 | By

Details on the forthcoming Cult Epics Comprehensive Guide to Cult Cinema, which features more than a few of my reviews, some Editorial Blather, and a Happy New Year!

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At Home with Guillermo del Toro’s Monsters at the AGO

At Home with Guillermo del Toro’s Monsters at the AGO

December 29, 2017 | By

As Guillermo del Toro’s At Home with Monsters exhibit nears its end at the AGO next week, here’s a personal narrative on this must-see pilgrimage for fans of horror culture.

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The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, Season 1

The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, Season 1

December 21, 2017 | By

Review of the stellar GLOW: Season 1, another exclusive Netflix series.

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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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