Wednesday, December 18 2013
As home video spins off into various immediate options -- streaming, simultaneous theatrical and digital release -- there are still many gems to uncover in the increasingly obsolete format.
Thursday, January 31 2013
From classics to contemporary television, the typical titles and the surprising outsider choices, the year in home video was just as divisive, and delightful, as the rest of our meaningful media.
Sunday, October 12 2008
Day One - A trip back to the classic days of studio system Hollywood, complete with great musicals, amazing adventure yarns, and a couple of post-modern freak outs, just to keep things controversial and lively.
Tuesday, November 20 2012
The impact of Alien is undeniable, and with Prometheus breathing new, terrifying and artistic life into the saga, Alien's legacy could go anywhere. However, Alien didn't spring, fully-formed onto movie screens as the near-perfect Star Beast that it is.
Tuesday, November 19 2013
John Carpenter's classic siege thriller isn't quite the old Hollywood throwback it's reputed to be, but it offers a striking reworking of genre mechanics and imagery to make up for its unsentimental atmosphere.
Friday, September 27 2013
The unstoppable and vaguely supernatural killer. The knife and the teenage babysitter in danger. They're back with Halloween: 35th Anniversary Collector's Edition.
Tuesday, November 13 2012
They Live is like The Matrix, without the billion dollar ballet routines.
Monday, July 11 2011
The thinness of The Ward's story provides for some economy, but little mystery or dread.
Sunday, April 6 2003
Carpenter refuses to reduce the violence to a sideshow of blood squibs or special effects pyrotechnics.
Tuesday, October 29 2013
In honor of Halloween, here are 13 fascinating fright mavens who've made scary movies that much more meaningful.
Thursday, November 11 2010
Ten examples of evil cosmic conquerors and their eventual mash-up with mankind.
Tuesday, October 23 2012
LOS ANGELES — Michael Myers, the masked silent Shape that emerged from the shadows of Haddonfield, Ill., to stalk generations of moviegoers, will return to theaters