Reviews // 2 Articles
Cinema Qua Non - Indispensable DVDs: Part 1
12 Oct 2008 // 6:00 PM
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.
Part 2: The Changing Face of Filmmaking
18 Jun 2007 // 6:00 PM
Every staid situation needs shaking up, none more so that the labored Hollywood studio system. The titles chosen for this section stand out as reasons why things had to change, the results of those seismic stylistic shifts.
Russ Meyer, the Auteur of Superfluity
9 Oct 2016 // 9:45 PM
Beyond the Valley of the Dolls shows Meyer editing his films in the manner of a coked-up, horny 17-year-old with ADD and a perverse obsession with Sergei Eisenstein.
All a Put-On, Man: Six Weird Things About 'Beyond the Valley of the Dolls'
18 Sep 2016 // 9:45 PM
This story's milieu is a special mythical corner of The Establishment, and yet it's weird as hell.