Category: EDITOR’S BLOG

TJFF 2018: War Tales 01 – Documentaries

TJFF 2018: War Tales 01 – Documentaries

May 15, 2018 | By

Reviews of four documentaries screened at TJFF 2018: Another Planet (2017), The No. 5 War (2017), Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George’s Creators (2017), and Saving Auschwitz? (2017).

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TJFF 2018: The Ancient Law (1923) Live!

TJFF 2018: The Ancient Law (1923) Live!

May 7, 2018 | By

Reviews of works currently screening at TJFF 2018 begins with The Ancient Law / Das alte Gesetz (1923), a rare German film supported by a live score performance with pianist Donald Sosin and Klezmer violinist Alicia Svigals.

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Orphan No More: Harry and Walter Go to New York (1976)

Orphan No More: Harry and Walter Go to New York (1976)

April 30, 2018 | By

Review of Mark Rydell’s Harry and Walter Go to New York (1976), the former orphan film newly released on Blu via Twilight Time.

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Finding Physical Media in an Urban Maze +The Maze (1953) in 3D!

Finding Physical Media in an Urban Maze +The Maze (1953) in 3D!

April 28, 2018 | By

Idle thoughts on the search for Blu-rays in downtown T.O. and The Maze itself! William Cameron Menzies’ 1953 3D mystery on Blu from KL Studio Classics / Unobstructed View!

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Woody Allen’s Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993) + Alice (1990)

Woody Allen’s Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993) + Alice (1990)

April 28, 2018 | By

Woody Allen’s Alice (1990) + Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993) are reviewed via Twilight Time’s very lovely Blu-rays.

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ArtScopeTO 07: Interview with Photographer Andre Vittorio

ArtScopeTO 07: Interview with Photographer Andre Vittorio

April 16, 2018 | By

Aprils ArtScopeTO podcast features photographer Andre Vittorio, whose series Abstractions on Metal can be seen at Toronto’s Urban Gallery until Sat. April 28, 2018.

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Viva Amiga (2017) and the Video Toaster: Revolution (1991)

Viva Amiga (2017) and the Video Toaster: Revolution (1991)

April 10, 2018 | By

Review of Zach Weddington’s swell documentary Viva Amiga (2017) on the iconic multimedia computer, links to a vintage demo video on NewTek’s Video Toaster, and links to a new blog on York University’s Film Program, circa 1987-1991.

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Terror Rides the Rails: Dutchman (1966) + The Incident (1967)

Terror Rides the Rails: Dutchman (1966) + The Incident (1967)

March 22, 2018 | By

Reviews of two tales of terror set in cramped NYC subway cars: Larry Peerce’s The Incident (1967) on Blu from Twilight Time + Anthony Harvey’s Dutchman (1966) from Image.

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Peeping into the Labyrinth: the Giallo & the Neo-Giallo

Peeping into the Labyrinth: the Giallo & the Neo-Giallo

March 20, 2018 | By

Reviews of two giallo entries from 1972: Mario Caiano’s Eye in the Labyrinth / L’occhio nel labirinto on Code Red DVD + James Kelley’s What the Peeper Saw / Diabólica malicia via VCI on Blu.

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No Laughing Matter: Victor Hugo’s Cruel Romance “L’homme qui rit”

No Laughing Matter: Victor Hugo’s Cruel Romance “L’homme qui rit”

March 17, 2018 | By

Reviews of Victor Hugo’s The Man Who Laughs on film: the 1928 silent classic directed by Paul Leni & starring Conrad Veidt + the 2012 Jean-Pierre Améris version.

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