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July 2015

The Rich Are Different—Way Different—in ‘Society’

This movie has scenes that can never be unseen.


From Japan to Jekyll, You Can Find Exploitation in All Its Glory

These DVD/Blu-ray combo packs from Arrow Films offer the best presentations of films never on disc before.


Cops Flip-Flop in ‘Tip Top’

Tip Top tells the tale of two Internal Affairs agents, and Cagney and Lacey they ain't.


Eight Films That Didn’t Deserve Their Initial Reception

There are films that slipped through the cracks, not finding their stride upon release. Either these films baffled critics, were ignored by audiences, or became subjected to the whims of a cruel market.


Mamma Mia! ‘Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell’ Explains How to Have Three Fathers

Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell is a '60s sex comedy in which the characters actually have sex.


‘Kid Glove Killer’ Solves Crime - With Science!

Kid Glove Killer had a fresh hook at the time of its 1942 release: the use of forensic science in criminal investigations.


In ‘Spring’, Love Means Never Having to Say You’re Slimy

Spring asks the vexing question: can love survive weird hybrids?


‘Sugar Hill’ Breaks Out the Old-School Zombies

Sugar Hill was made in a world before ordinary shuffling, Romero-type zombies took over the cinema world.


See Ya Later, Terminator: How ‘Genisys’ Destroyed More Than the Future

From the casting to the concept, this latest attempt to revive the struggling film series is nothing but a CG stunt, a gimmick that gets old quickly.


June 2015

Ten Great Criterion Titles: What to Watch and Why

As the Criterion Collection's ever-growing roster shows, there are simply too many great pictures out on home video to know what to do with.


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The Sound and the Warmth: An Interview with Cardiknox

// Sound Affects

"New York's Cardiknox are taking more steps in their goal of world domination. With their debut record Portrait out, the band are dreaming big, wanting to transcend the indie pop scene.

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