When watching a film, nay flick, of this caliber one may consider scoring on a curve. I did not and this score is a little baffling.Read more "DVD Review – Suffer, Little Children – Severin Films"
Fun fact, I have never read this book before, but I knew the story. This movie is much better than the story I knew and I am glad to have seen it.Read more "DVD Review – The Island of Dr Moreau – Olive Films"
“Where do you want go?” “Doesn’t matter. Wherever you want to take me.” Chungking Express is love: messy, sad, manic, lonely, effervescent, and enthralling.Read more "Top 25 Review – Chungking Express – Criterion Collection"
I am an unrepentant fan of Susperia and I’m lucky to have been able to watch this restoration in the theater and that I got to share it with some friends.Read more "Theatrical Review – Suspiria – Synapse Films"
I think I have exhausted the chances that I want to give John Wayne. But I really want to understand what it is about his films that makes him so revered.Read more "Blu-ray Review – Sea Chase – Warner Archive"
Freebie and the Bean Director: Richard Rush Screenplay: Robert Kaufman and Floyd Mutrux Minutes: 113 Year: 1974 Score: 6.20 Release: Warner Archive As titles go Freebie and the Bean is a little weak. Before I checked the background I assumed it was a musical. I was wrong. Wildly, frightfully, wrong. This movie is great. From […]Read more "Blu-ray Review – Freebie and the Bean – Warner Archive"
Where the Boys Are Director: Henry Levin Screenplay: George Wells Minutes: 99 Year: 1960 Score: 6.20 Release: Warner Archive Warner Archive’s new release of Where the Boys Are is a charming little gem which helped me to improve an otherwise miserable day. The innocence and amusement was just what I needed. From WBShop.com: Four coeds […]Read more "Blu-ray Review – Where the Boys Are – Warner Archive"
Effects Director: Dusty Nelson Screenplay: Dusty Nelson Minutes: 84 Year: 1980 Score: 7.13 Release: AGFA A couple of weeks ago a trustworthy genre fan said this film was coming out. I saw Tom Savini and Joe Pilato, I watched the trailer, and I pre-ordered immediately. From AmericanGenreFilm.com: Cobbled together with loose change by George Romero’s […]Read more "Blu-ray Review – Effects – AGFA"
The good news is that I really enjoyed watching this picture. The bad news is that I had completely forgotten that I watched this picture.Read more "Blu-ray Review – Running On Empty – Warner Archive"
Blood Alley Director: William A Wellman Screenplay: Albert Sidney Fleischman Minutes: 110 Year: 1955 Score: 4.47 Release: Warner Archive Have you ever watched The African Queen and though, “boy I wish this was casually racist?” Then Blood Alley is for you. This is white savior fiction at its best with a John Wayne produced feature […]Read more "Blu-ray Review – Blood Alley – Warner Archive"