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The Rebirth of Dante Tomaselli’s Desecration (1999)

The Rebirth of Dante Tomaselli’s Desecration (1999)

December 8, 2018 | By

Review of Desecration (1999) on Blu from Code Red / KINO / Unobstructed View + an interview with writer-director-composer Dante Tomaselli.

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Suburban Tales VIII: No Down Payment (1957)

Suburban Tales VIII: No Down Payment (1957)

November 30, 2018 | By

In Suburban Tales VIII, I examine Martin Ritt’s film of John McPartland’s novel No Down Payment (1957), released on shiny Blu-ray by Twilight Time, plus some contemporary parallels…

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Even Killer Fish Movies Must Have Killer DNA: The Meg (2018)

Even Killer Fish Movies Must Have Killer DNA: The Meg (2018)

November 20, 2018 | By

Review of the latest 3D killer fish flick: THE MEG (2018) from Warner Bros. + quick thoughts on the ongoing Canada-wide postal strike.

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Djinn (2013): Tobe Hooper’s Supernatural Swill

Djinn (2013): Tobe Hooper’s Supernatural Swill

November 17, 2018 | By

Review of Tobe Hooper’s feature film swan song, the barely seen Djinn (2013), from Screen Media.

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Politics, Politics, Politics: BlacKkKlansman (2018) + The Last Hurrah (1958)

Politics, Politics, Politics: BlacKkKlansman (2018) + The Last Hurrah (1958)

November 5, 2018 | By

Just in time for the U.S. midterms are two political dramas – Spike Lee’s BLACKKKLANSMAN (2018) from Universal + John Ford’s THE LAST HURRAH (1958) from Twilight Time.

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Disaster 101: Skyscraper (2018) + Thoughts on Video Store Day 8 and the Human Touch

Disaster 101: Skyscraper (2018) + Thoughts on Video Store Day 8 and the Human Touch

November 3, 2018 | By

Review of the Dwayne Johnson disaster entry SKYSCRAPER (2018) from Universal + thoughts on Video Store Day 8 and the Human Element that keeps the very creation of Physical Media alive.

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Gregory Peck, Henry King, and The Bravados (1958)

Gregory Peck, Henry King, and The Bravados (1958)

October 20, 2018 | By

Review + additional thoughts on Fox’ A-level talent in the brooding western THE BRAVADOS (1958), new on Blu from Twilight Time.

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CanCon 101: Changeling, The (1980)

CanCon 101: Changeling, The (1980)

October 13, 2018 | By

CanCon 101 spotlights one of the best ghost stories ever made, Peter Medak’s chilling THE CHANGELING (1980), new on Blu via Severin Films.

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Much Khan: Genghis Khan (1965) + The Conqueror (1956)

Much Khan: Genghis Khan (1965) + The Conqueror (1956)

October 5, 2018 | By

Yes, it’s finally time to compare the legendary conqueror as portrayed by Omar Sharif in GENGHIS KHAN (1965) on Blu via Twilight Time + John Wayne in THE CONQUEROR (1956) on DVD via KOCH Media.

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Disturbed in Noir: Don’t Bother to Knock (1952) + Underworld U.S.A. (1961)

Disturbed in Noir: Don’t Bother to Knock (1952) + Underworld U.S.A. (1961)

September 21, 2018 | By

Two tales of the disturbed! Vengeance-fueled punk Tolly in Sam Fuller’s UNDERWORLD U.S.A (1961) + delusional babysitter Nell in Roy Ward Baker’s DON’T BOTHER TO KNOCK (1952), both on Blu from Twilight Time!

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