Closely Observed Trains – Blu-Ray Review

Closely Observed Trains or Closely Watched Trains as it’s often called as well is one of the best known and well-loved films to come out of the Czechoslovak New Wave of the ’60s. It’s one of only two Czech films to ever win the best foreign language film at the Oscars, the other was The Shop on Main … Continue reading Closely Observed Trains – Blu-Ray Review

Children Of The Corn Trilogy – Blu-Ray Review

Stephen King on cinema is a mixed bag if there ever was one. Truly great films like The Shawshank Redemption, The Shining (well unless you’re King himself of course) or Carrie to name just a few have been made out of his works. Real schlock has come out of these adaptations as well sometimes stuff which … Continue reading Children Of The Corn Trilogy – Blu-Ray Review

Tenderness of the Wolves – Blu-Ray Review

Ulli Lommel is fascinating figure in cinema because he is extensively a hack filmmaker. Lommel started working with Rainer Werner Fassbinder in the late ’60s as an actor and Fassbinder gave him cash to make The Tenderness of the Wolves. For years it’s often debated if Fassbinder himself directed The Tenderness of the Wolves but has since been debunked. … Continue reading Tenderness of the Wolves – Blu-Ray Review