t takes a tremendous amount of effort to make someone so naturally charismatic become so tragically boring. I have to assume that Ryan Gosling went above and beyond to portray Neil Armstrong as accurately as possible, because I trust him as a performer, and if this is the case then Armstrong had a similar level of personality as the ships he piloted.Read more "Blu-ray Review – First Man – UPHE"
The Dead Center is an emotionally jarring film about a fantastic metaphysical malady manifests in a suburban man which is triggered by an unfortunate incident causing a tragic series of events.Read more "Theatrical Review – The Dead Center – Arrow Films"
A.I. Rising aka Ederlezi Rising Director: Lazar Bodrosa Screenplay: Dimitrihe Vojnov Minutes: 85 Year: 2019 Score: 7.40 Release: Lionsgate DVD Someone asked me if A.I. Rising was an Ex Machina rip-off. In some ways, maybe. But my first thought was that AI Rising is a modern marriage of Solaris and 2001. There is a trigger […]Read more "DVD Review – AI Rising – Lionsgate"
The Golden Head Director: Richard Thorpe and James Hill Screenplay: Ivan Boldizsar, Stanley Goulder, and roger Windle Pilkington Minutes: 105 / 115 Year: 1964 Score: 6.26 Release: Flicker Alley This is a pretty special release. In my experience most of the so-called lost films tend not to be so innocent. But Golden Head plays out […]Read more "Blu-ray Review – The Golden Head – Flicker Alley"
David is joined by Jason Beamish and first-time guests Brad McDermott and Mark Repp to discuss this “blaxploitation classic”, originally issued on Laserdisc by Criterion in 1997.Read more "Podcast – Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song – Criterion Reflections"
I am confident in saying that Flying Clipper will be replacing my go-to recommendation from the Flicker Alley series of travel/Cinerama films both because of the standard letterbox presentation but also because the special features are a great set of restoration and technical explanations of the film. A very strong release.Read more "Blu-ray Review – Flying Clipper – Flicker Alley"
I prefer the movie as a more mature adult. The depth that Miike captures is next level and I expect that Audition will now be one of the benchmark films by which I will judge all others. It is rather incredible.Read more "Essential Series – Audition"
WARNING: Film features more than one female character and may cause you to understand life a little bit better.Read more "Theatrical Review – Captain Marvel"