Blu-Ray Review – Four Film Classics

Arrow has compiled this extraordinary set of four film noirs—although I would argue that they may be slightly stretching the classic label in the case of the one or two of the films. Still, they are all of varying degrees of good to noir mastery. The collection is led by one of the perfect noirs of [...]

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Blu-Ray Review – Buster Keaton: 3 Films

This is a box set of Buster Keaton’s three most famous films—Sherlock Jr., The General, and Steamboat Bill Jr.—is an extraordinary offering by the greatest of the silent film era actors and directors. Probably more than any other single contributor, the modern language of cinema really begins with Keaton. Far more than D.W. Griffith’s films, [...]

Blu-Ray Review – Jabberwocky

Jabberwocky was a very important film in Terry Gilliam's career, because it was first film as a director outside of Monty Python. He had been interested in directing films well before he ever met John Cleese and ended up doing animation. His love of cinema grew during his time in New York while working on Help! [...]

DVD Review – Son of Bigfoot

Son of Bigfoot is the latest kids film about Bigfoot, a sub-genre that has a long lineage after the great Harry and the Hendersons was a surprise hit in the late '80s. Bigfoot: The Unforgettable Encounter and  Little Bigfoot 1 and 2 are the ones I remember the most from when I was a kid who [...]