'Eyes Without a Face' Is Full of Fairy Tale Aesthetics | 25 Aug 2015 // 1:00 AM
In Eyes Without a Face, French director Georges Franju lifts a fairly standard horror film narrative into the realms of poetic fable.
A Sherlock Holmes Fit for a King | 14 Jul 2015 // 9:10 PM
In an excellent series of TV adaptations, the noble and striking Douglas Wilmer offers a portrayal of Holmes that is perhaps closest to the great writer's original character.
'The Francois Truffaut Collection' Captures the Director's Finest Hours | 5 Mar 2015 // 9:10 PM
These eight films collectively demonstrate a master filmmaker with a total understanding and command of cinematic language.
'Mr. Sloane' Displays An Allenesque Dark Charm | 6 Jan 2015 // 9:10 AM
Robert B. Weide's British period comedy Mr. Sloane was cancelled after just one season, depriving viewers of an engaging, wise and beautifully-made character study.
(Not So) Sex Obsessed: 'Alain Robbe-Grillet: Six Films 1963-74' | 4 Sep 2014 // 9:10 PM
The controversial French director's best known films are collected into this handsome six-film BFI box set, full of impressive nouvelle vague innovation.