Three Brothers Director: Francesco Rosi Screenplay: Tonino Guerra, Francesco Rosi Minutes: 113 Year: 1981 Score: 6.43 Release: Arrow Academy Three Brothers plays on an immediately connectable theme. The death of a parent can almost be construed as a standard MacGuffin and I feel bad for saying this. From Arrowvideo.com: “A wonderful film that moves on […]Read more "Blu-ray Review – Three Brothers – Arrow Academy"
I struggle when watching a Mastroianni film without seeing the last scene from La Dolce Vita.I enjoy the movie because it felt like a spiritual sequel.Read more "Blu-ray Review – L’Assassino"
Madhouse Director: Ovidio Assonitis Screenplay: Ovidio G. Assonitis, Stephen Blakeley, Peter Sheperd, and Roberto Gandus Minutes: 93 Year: 1981 Score: 5.8 Release: Arrow Video Let’s talk about evil twins, or Spook’s Beard, if you will. Is it cheap, melodramatic, or a bad choice? Perhaps, heck yeah, and Nope. In the past six months I have […]Read more "Blu-ray Review – Madhouse"
These are well made films and they are still enjoyable just not as much as they would be to a younger, less weathered, viewer.Read more "Blu-ray Review – The Pink Panther Film Collection Starring Peter Sellers"
This release, Early Women Filmmakers: An International Anthology, is a prime example of how important Flicker Alley should be to any and all film fans.Read more "Blu-ray Review – Early Women Filmmakers: An International Anthology"
I was recently asked whether or not Lawrence Kasdan’s The Accidental Tourist still holds up today. The film plumbs emotional depths and had deep affect me.Read more "Blu-Ray Review – The Accidental Tourist"
Seven Days in May has three of my favorite things; Frankenheimer, Sterling, and Douglas. Few directors are as good at political suspense than Frankenheimer.Read more "Blu-ray Review – Seven Days In May"
The poster tag-line for Tony Richardson’s The Loved One is, “The Motion Picture with Something to Offend Everyone.” I am offended I wasted time.Read more "Blu-ray Review – The Loved One"
Spencer’s Mountain was the source of televisions family The Waltons. If The Waltons were more similar to Henry Fonda’s character, I would have been more interested in the TV show. It was not.Read more "Blu-ray Review – Spencer’s Mountain"
Early Women Filmmakers: An International Anthology Take One You can order the set directly from Flicker Alley HERE! I have received the most recently Flicker Alley release, Early Women Filmmakers: An International Anthology. So far, in 2017, this is one of the releases which has piqued my excitement. Partly because of the inevitable slug-fest between […]Read more "Early Women Filmmakers: An International Anthology – Take One"