Total Recall (1990) – Blu-Ray Review

Total Recall is loosely based on a Philip K. Dick short story “We Can Remember It for You Wholesale” written at the peak of his genius in 1966, Total Recall was the first Dick adaptation after Blade Runner (although screenwriters Dan O’Bannon and Ronald Shusett had already bought the rights from Dick in the early … Continue reading Total Recall (1990) – Blu-Ray Review

Girlfriends (1978) – Blu-Ray Review

Girlfriends is the one of only two theatrically released films from director Claudia Weill, with It's My Turn being the other. She kept herself busy doing TV and theatre work, and eventually directing on and off the screen at various prestigious American universities. This film, however, remains her most popular work, and has become incredibly … Continue reading Girlfriends (1978) – Blu-Ray Review

The Painted Bird – Blu-Ray Review

There's a certain brand of depressing Eastern European historical black-and-white film that has emerged over the past decade or so. Films like Hard to Be a God, The Turin Horse, November, Cold War, and The White Ribbon. I personally really dig that stuff and their insights into history and society have allowed me to do some great analysis. But they … Continue reading The Painted Bird – Blu-Ray Review