I have been looking forward to this for months. The Living Dead Trilogy, by George A. Romero, was a different horror experience than the movies I had smuggled in before it. In these films horror may be their capsule, but humanities, morals, and ethics is the medication.Read more "Essential Series – The Living Dead Trilogy"
SubUrbia Director: Richard Linklater Screenplay: Eric Bogosian Minutes: 121 Year: 1996 Score: 5.64 Release: Warner Archive This film is neither the best Linklater, nor is it the best Bogosian and if you watch it as someone whose formative years were in the 90s then you are going to wonder if you were as much as […]Read more "DVD Review – SubUrbia – Warner Archive"
This is a difficult film. Its intent is clearly to combat antisemitism but it wraps that theme up in a bow of other racism. It is well made, sure, but not not entirely relevant today.Read more "Blu-ray Review – Auntie Mame – Warner Archive"
In which I talk with David Blakeslee and Josh Hornbeck about some short films.Read more "Podcast – Criterion Reflections Episode 10"
Imitation Girl Director: Natasha Kermani Screenplay: Natasha Kermani Minutes: 84 Year: 2017 Score: 8.27 Release: Theatrical Imitation Girl is truly special film to experience. While it is undoubtedly a science fiction film it feels much more like an edgy human drama than what you would commonly call sci-fi. From the press release: Imitation Girl is […]Read more "Theatrical Review – Imitation Girl"
Hello folks, below you can listen Criterion Now 45 in which I we talk about some new GW Pabst films and more.Read more "Podcast – Criterion Now 45"
Longtime readers should know that I am a big fan of gothic romance / haunted house pictures. The Lodgers gave me some solid heebie jeebies which is enough to make me want to recommend the film.Read more "Theatrical Review – The Lodgers – Epic Pictures"
At the request of Doug over at Good Times Great Movies asked me to record a podcast about some of my favorite horror flicks.Read more "Podcast – THE Evil Dead and Evil Dead 2"
Last night was the first edition of Dread Central Presents, a new monthly series created to bring independent horror (or adjacent) films to theaters near you. Oddly, this actually came to a theater near me, the delightful Nightlight Theater in Akron, Ohio. I appreciate the concept, it is nice to be able to see some […]Read more "Theatrical Review – Dread Central Presents: Zombiology and Turbo Kid"
The Apartment is a hyper-specific horror film, for an HR worker this film is the impetus for nightmares. For the rest of us, The Apartment is one of the greatest example of romantic comedies, not to mention one of the greatest dramas, out there.Read more "Blu-ray Review – The Apartment – Arrow Academy"