Short Ends and Leader

December 2015

Bloody Good Terror the English Way: ‘The Quatermass Xperiment’ and ‘Burn Witch Burn’

Brian Donleavy shouts and Peter Wyngarde wears pyjamas in these two British horror classics.


We Wish You a Silent Christmas

Fans of silent cinema might bug Santa for these.


Climb the Highest Mountain: ‘The Epic of Everest’

This silent documentary still looks (and sounds) great.


This ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ Falls Short as a Tall Tale

The last (and least) of Gene Kelly's experiments with animation.


Sharp Objects, Dull Wits: The ‘80s Flashback of ‘Savage Weekend’ and ‘Lisa’

These films were rescued from old VHS and late-night TV, but why?


‘Stray Cat Rock’ Is a Straight Hit of Japanese Delirium

Stray Cat Rock offers violent teen rebel action -- with songs.


‘Lad: A Dog’ Has a Lass but no Lassie

Simple, predictable, anodyne dog fare.


The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in ‘The Happiness of the Katakuris’

Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.


November 2015

Double Take: ‘Annie Hall’ (1977)

Is love too weak a word to describe how we feel about Annie Hall? Or is it more like a dead shark? Double Take breaks a few eggs to find out.


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'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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