Wednesday, October 22 2014
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.
Tuesday, October 21 2014
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.
Monday, October 20 2014
Vincent Price brought class to everything he did, a quality evident even in the B-movies of The Vincent Price Collection II.
There's hardly enough killer fish action in Killer Fish to keep the film afloat.
Thursday, October 16 2014
The Essential Jacques Demy provides an insightful look inside an auteur who may finally be getting the recognition he deserves.
In its third season, Revenge jumps the shark and drowns slowly afterwards.
Wednesday, October 15 2014
Million Dollar Arm is a film that picked the wrong protagonist.
Tuesday, October 14 2014
Richard Brooks's adaptation of Elmer Gantry lives and dies on Burt Lancaster's strangest, most unforgettable performance.
Monday, October 13 2014
Even when Obvious Child lacks interesting conflict, it still admirably presents women in a way atypical from mainstream cinema.
Friday, October 10 2014
A master of visuals, Walerian Borowczyk's stunning recreation of medieval life presents a world which seems as real and defined as the space in our own living rooms.
Thursday, October 9 2014
Flesh + Blood has at least this to its credit: it's not as bad as Howard the Duck.
Wednesday, October 8 2014
Ossie Davis's directorial debut raises questions and statements about race and culture in America that resonate strong today.
Tuesday, October 7 2014
Meteor is one of a breed of '70s disaster flicks, but only real standout about this new re-release is its large price tag.
Monday, October 6 2014
When Mike Newell's relatively low-key mob movie was released in 1997, Al Pacino and Johnny Depp were at very different junctures than they are today.
The irony of Last Action Hero is that many of the best jokes work better in hindsight; however, most of the jokes are so dated that it is hard to imagine the film cultivating new fans.
Friday, October 3 2014
Oliver Stone's feature film debut is a wicked little horror movie that predicted the home terror films of later eras.
Wednesday, October 1 2014
Andrew Rossi’s documentary Ivory Tower opts to generate heat rather than shed light on key issues in American higher education.
Tuesday, September 30 2014
Marvel is making their own live-action comic series, and while you don’t necessarily need to collect all the pieces to enjoy the story, there’s a much bigger payoff if you do.
It opens with images of mortality and ends with a monster’s operatic dance with a chain saw under a deathly, brooding Texas sun—it’s about America, man.
Monday, September 29 2014
It takes 89 minutes to watch David Lynch's Eraserhead, but it could take 89 years to figure out what the hell it was that you just saw.