Cutting Class – Blu-Ray Review

Rospo Pallenberg is best known for his work with John Boorman, with whom he worked on almost every film from Deliverance onwards. He was often an uncredited or credit script doctor, scriptwriter or editor (often listed as ‘creative associate’), with his three most notable credits as a co-author of Boorman’s attempt to write a script … Continue reading Cutting Class – Blu-Ray Review

Berserk! – Blu-Ray Review

Berserk! was the penultimate film of Joan Crawford’s career, coming right before Trog. It’s all set in a circus that’s touring the UK, including a stop in Leeds (where i'm based). Crawford plays ringmaster Monica Rivers, and there’s a killer on the loose who is targeting the circus, resulting in grisly deaths. It’s interesting, since … Continue reading Berserk! – Blu-Ray Review

Exclusive Interview with Wayne Kramer (The Cooler, Running Scared)

Over the last 20 years Wayne Kramer has carved out a unique place in American cinema through his four feature films. His first completed feature was The Cooler, with William H. Macy, Alec Baldwin and Maria Bello. It probably should have been a bigger hit than it was, but there were issues with MPAA, which … Continue reading Exclusive Interview with Wayne Kramer (The Cooler, Running Scared)

Red, White and Zero – Blu-Ray Review

Red White and Zero is a portmanteau movie comprised of three short films by three of the more interesting filmmakers who were initially involved with the kitchen-sink dramas of the 1960s: Peter Brook, Lindsay Anderson and Tony Richardson. The films were intended to be released together. Brook’s Ride of the Valkyrie with Zero Mostel is, … Continue reading Red, White and Zero – Blu-Ray Review