It’s DVD week here at SE&L. Each day from now until Sunday, we will be looking at some of the latest releases on the format, as well as some unusual or independent off-titles that you may have missed. Reviews will be updated sporadically, so check back often to see what we have to offer.
George Romero invents the zombie film with his 1968 epic Night of the Living Dead.
Summer’s still sizzling away, and for the weekend beginning 16 May, here are the films in focus:CJ7 [rating: 7]CJ7 is a deceptive little delight,
There is a big difference between interesting and intriguing. The former identification can be connected to any subject that spikes our attention. We may not
Every director has a little whimsy in him (or her). It’s a crucial element for being an artist. When utilized sparingly, channeled alongside a
When it comes to reviving old horror clichés, the French have been on quite a roll recently. First, they deconstructed the stand alone suspense
Dear Fellow Writer: The time is now. It’s our moment to put up or forever shut up. Print is dying, there’s no two
Wednesday, a legitimate ‘weak’ day here at Short Ends & Leader. Today’s crappy effort is an appalling chick flick that gives gender issues a very bad rap.
Leave it to film’s last agent provocateur to do what a sloppy stoner comedy couldn’t. A couple of weeks ago, when the lackluster
In one week, we critics will know for sure. The time frame is ten days for the rest of the moviegoing rabble. Barring any cosmic
Film fans look to DVD for one thing mostly, and that’s contextual clarity. We want to understand the artistic decisions made, to get close