My Man Godfrey is one of the key screwball comedies of the '30s—probably the most important one from the early to mid-'30s after It Happened One Night, which established the genre template. It was directed by Gregory La Cava. La Cava who isn't as much of a household name as the genre's best-known directors, like … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – My Man Godfrey
An oddball psychotronic movie, one of the last feature films Sal Mineo ever appeared in (and a rare lead for Mineo), Who Killed Teddy Bear? appeared in 1965. It’s set in a pre-psychedelic swinging sixties discotheque/restaurant where Mineo is the busboy, Lawrence Sherman. He’s obsessed with Nora Dean (dancer Juliette Prowse), the DJ at the disco … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – Who Killed Teddy Bear?
Salvador was Oliver Stone’s third film, but he had already made a name for himself as a fine screenwriter with a political bent. He had penned the scripts for Midnight Express and Scarface, as well as writing more mainstream films like Conan the Barbarian, Year of the Dragon and Eight Million Ways to Die. Stone’s … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – Salvador
Entebbe is the newest film by the very good Brazilian director Jose Padilla, but unfortunately it's an incredibly pedestrian film. It's a fictionalised drama of the infamous hijacking of Air France Flight 139 en route from Tel Aviv to Paris. The hijacking was perpetrated by Revolutionary Cells, who were a German urban guerrilla group that claimed to … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – Entebbe
Studiocanal is releasing Last Year at Marienbad on Blu-Ray. Here at Psychotronic Cinema we have 2 copies up for grabs. All Entries must be turned in by the 22nd of September. Email your answer to the following to email@example.com with your name and address. What is the name of Alain Resnais' 1968 science fiction film? Disclaimer: Open to only … Continue reading Competition – Last Year at Marienbad on Blu-Ray