They Live by Night Director: Nicolas Ray Screenplay: Minutes: 95 Year: 1948 Score: 6.67 Release: Criterion Collection I am rather new to Nicolas Ray and have somehow never watched Rebel Without a Cause, that’s how new. I have seen a few and have enjoyed each of them. They Live by Night is no different. It […]Read more "Summer Film Festival 2017 – Day Four"
Day of the Dead Director: George A Romero Screenplay: George A. Romero Minutes: 102 Year: 1985 Score: 7.07 Release: Shout Factory I love George Romero movies, specifically the zombie ones. His ability to elevate the genre beyond a splatter fest into a social commentary; he also knows how to make a splatter fest. Day of […]Read more "Summer Film Festival 2017 – Day Three"
Day two of the Summer Film Fest includes Phenomena, The Zookeeper’s Wife, Two-Lane Blacktop and Cannibal Holocaust. Lets start by saying I hate one poster.Read more "Summer Film Festival 2017 – Day Two"
I watched two episodes of Out 1 before moving onto shorter features. I don’t have the necessary constitution to watch a 13-hour French New Wave masterpiece in one sitting. Back at it after church tomorrow.Read more "Summer Film Festival 2017 – Day One"
Tomorrow is the official state of the 2017 Summer Film Festival in my living room but unlike most quality film festivals I have no plans. I have set play list but I am going to try and knock films off of my watch list.Read more "Summer Film Fest 2017"
Long-time reader will note, when I made my Top 15 of 2016 I stopped myself from adding many region-locked releases & Donnie Darko pulled the short straw.Read more "Blu-ray Review – Donnie Darko – Arrow Video"
I knew if I tried enough Peckinpah I’d find something that sucks me in, this one does just that. While most of the films are a bit rough, this one is heart.Read more "Blu-ray Review – The Ballad of Cable Hogue – Warner Archive"
Edgar Wright’s Baby Driver is tremendous and you should see it. The film has rocketed up into the second position in my rating system.Read more "Theatrical Review – Baby Driver"
The Gumball Rally is little more than a counter-cultural car porno for mid-aged white men. It is fine and when it came out I am sure it was better received.Read more "Blu-ray Review – The Gumball Rally – Warner Archive"
Pink Flamingos Director: John Waters Screenplay: John Waters Minutes: 93 Year: 1972 Score: 6.33 Release: Warner Archive DVD Calling this film “a pile of garbage” may be the highest praise anyone can give to this John Waters classic. It is a pile of garbage. From WBShop.com: Director John Waters breaks every rule of good filmmaking […]Read more "DVD Review – Pink Flamingos – Warner Archive"