Blu-Ray Review – Don’t Torture A Duckling

Lucio Fulci is one of the key directors of the Italian horror scene, and perhaps the nastiest of them all. He lacks the visual flare that most of his contemporaries are known for, like Dario Argento and Mario Bava, but he has a level of pessimism that is rare. Don't Torture A Duckling is one of his most … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – Don’t Torture A Duckling

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Blu-Ray Review – The Legend of the Holy Drinker

The Legend of the Holy Drinker is a real oddity that came out in the late '80s. Despite winning the prestigious Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival in 1988, it seems to have been completely forgotten: even I hadn't heard of it until it was announced by Arrow Academy. The film stars Rutger Hauer in … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – The Legend of the Holy Drinker

Blu-Ray Review – Certain Women

Since the mid-2000s, Kelly Reichardt has called Portland, Oregon home, and so that's where she resumed directing feature-length films, partly due to encouragement from her long-term friend Todd Haynes. All of her previous films were unique takes on the area, from her western, Meek's Cutoff to the eco-thriller Night Moves. Reichardt has had one flaw, at … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – Certain Women