DVD Review – Rolling Stone: Stories From the Edge

Rolling Stone: Stories From the Edge is a two-part documentary on the history of Rolling Stone magazine, which was first published in 1967. The documentary is co-directed by Alex Gibney, who is probably the great documentarian of our time. He takes a similar approach to his previous work on Sinatra: All or Nothing at All, using the history … Continue reading DVD Review – Rolling Stone: Stories From the Edge

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Blu-Ray Review – Sleeping Dogs

Sleeping Dogs was, shockingly, the first 35mm film to be shot completely in New Zealand by a New Zealand crew—in 1977. For that reason, it’s the film that really ushered in the start of New Zealand filmmaking as a commercial enterprise, as before this point, most film work was for TV or documentary productions. It … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – Sleeping Dogs

Tim Hunter Talks Looking Glass, River’s Edge, Twin Peaks and More

Tim Hunter very graciously allowed me to interview him to tie in the UK release of his new feature Looking Glass which is his first feature in a decade. It's a psycho-sexual desert noir starring Nicolas Cage and Robin Tunney. I've sat through more of the recent Nicolas Cage films that I care to admit … Continue reading Tim Hunter Talks Looking Glass, River’s Edge, Twin Peaks and More