Performance – Blu-Ray Review

Performance may be nearing its 50th anniversary, but it has not lost an inch of its strangeness and power. It still feels like it's a film made in a lysergic-induced haze, because it was. It was the directorial debut of both Donald Cammell and Nicolas Roeg, though over the years it's been revealed that Performance … Continue reading Performance – Blu-Ray Review

Swiss Army Man – Blu-Ray Review

This was really one of the weirdest movies I’ve ever seen. The film was a bit of sensation when it played Sundance-lots of walkouts (a good sign). It’s about a guy called Hank, played by Paul Dano, who is about to kill himself. He’s stranded on an island and spots a body (played by Daniel … Continue reading Swiss Army Man – Blu-Ray Review

Blue Lagoon – Blu-Ray Review

Blue Lagoon is undeniably absolute trash, but it did capture the zeitgeist for some reason back when it came out in 1980. It was Randal Kleiser's follow-up to Grease, which of course was a massive hit in 1978, and somewhat rightfully as it was a charming musical with two then-young leads who had obvious chemistry. The same can't be said for Blue … Continue reading Blue Lagoon – Blu-Ray Review