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'The Honourable Woman' Is a Thriller With Emotional Resonance
The Honourable Woman is smart, taut, and consistently suspenseful, without ever sacrificing character for plot, which is no easy feat. [30.Oct.14]
'Nightbreed: The Director's Cut' Fully Realizes the Director's Vision
This is the release Nightbreed fans have been waiting for. [29.Oct.14]
Snowpiercer Encapsulates Class Warfare In a High-Speed Train
By compressing its revolutionary struggle into such a tightly compressed and void-encircled space, Bong Joon-Ho’s evocative post-apocalyptic actioner becomes furiously kinetic but metaphorically overburdened. [29.Oct.14]
'Death Comes to Pemberley' Is Jane Austen, Continued
Affairs, unwed pregnancies, and murder all abound, but at the heart of Death Comes to Pemberley is the story of a marriage. [28.Oct.14]
In 'The Party', Peter Sellers' Brownface Is the Elephant in the Room
While Peter Sellers' role as an Indian man in The Party may represent just another one of his masks, it also does problematize this 1968 film. [27.Oct.14]
DVD Reviews
The Honourable Woman is smart, taut, and consistently suspenseful, without ever sacrificing character for plot, which is no easy feat. [29.Oct.14]
This is the release Nightbreed fans have been waiting for. [29.Oct.14]
By compressing its revolutionary struggle into such a tightly compressed and void-encircled space, Bong Joon-Ho’s evocative post-apocalyptic actioner becomes furiously kinetic but metaphorically overburdened. [28.Oct.14]
Affairs, unwed pregnancies, and murder all abound, but at the heart of Death Comes to Pemberley is the story of a marriage. [27.Oct.14]
While Peter Sellers' role as an Indian man in The Party may represent just another one of his masks, it also does problematize this 1968 film. [26.Oct.14]
Amounting to one feature-length inciting incident, the low-budget zombie film The Battery will test the limits of even the most devoted horror fans’ patience. [23.Oct.14]
This violent murder mystery is atypical among Cold War era films and stands up well today, but this Blu-ray could use a little more "special" in its "features". [22.Oct.14]
From the gross-out to the epic, South Park returns to form with a ten-part season with no bad episodes. [23.Oct.14]
Ghost in the Shell remains an excellent milestone in anime, but this barebones release is devoid of the extras that would truly make this edition special. [21.Oct.14]
Live at the Rainbow '74 doesn't contain all of Queen's biggest commercial hits, but features some of their heaviest rock from their amazing early days. [20.Oct.14]
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