Boccaccio ’70 – Blu-Ray Review

Throughout the '60s, for whatever reason the anthology film was a big thing, especially in Europe. All the great European directors of the time did shorts for these compilation films. Boccaccio ’70 is one that features segments directed by Italian maestros like Vittorio De Sica, Federico Fellini, Luchino Visconti and ... Mario Monicelli. The first three all made … Continue reading Boccaccio ’70 – Blu-Ray Review

Miracle Mile – Blu-Ray Review

Miracle Mile is a quintessential example of what a cult film is. It has rabid fans, but has escaped being spoken of in the same breath as other sci-fi films from the ‘80s. It’s the second and last film that Steve De Jarnatt has directed: he went through many projects in development and ended up … Continue reading Miracle Mile – Blu-Ray Review

The Autopsy of Jane Doe – Blu-Ray Review

Horror in the last decade has experienced a massive sea change in critics’ minds, probably partly sparked by the increased amount of so-called “art-house horror,” with films such as It Follows and Get Out. These films tend to evoke the “golden period” of the genre, specifically the ’70s and ’80s, through their tone, style and often their … Continue reading The Autopsy of Jane Doe – Blu-Ray Review

The Bird with the Crystal Plumage – Blu-Ray Review

I should start off by saying that I’ve never been a massive Dario Argento fan—I've found some of his films enjoyable over the years but has never gotten why others see him as a great director. I've always been more of a fan of his predecessor, Mario Bava. The Bird with the Crystal Plumage was Argento’s first film … Continue reading The Bird with the Crystal Plumage – Blu-Ray Review