Midnight (2021) – Blu-Ray Review

Midnight is the latest entry in the continuous influx of South Korean thrillers helped more recently by renewed interest in South Korean media due to the blockbuster success of Parasite and Netflix's Squid Game. This film in particular is being completely sold on the fact that Wi Ha-joon plays the serial killer in the film, an actor who gained … Continue reading Midnight (2021) – Blu-Ray Review

Pale Flower – Blu-Ray Review

Pale Flower is probably Masahiro Shinoda's best-known film alongside Assassination, which he also directed in 1964. He also directed the first of the three adaptations of Shūsaku Endō's Silence—the most recent and well-known was directed by Martin Scorsese. Shinodo is one of the leading directors of the Japanese New Wave, along with Nagisa Ōshima and Yoshishige Yoshida, and their … Continue reading Pale Flower – Blu-Ray Review

She Freak and The Zodiac Killer – Blu-Ray Review

This week 101 Films delves deep into its American Genre Film Archive range for two separate releases from the bowels of exploitation film hell. The films  She Freak and The Zodiac Killer have been lovingly restored, and look better than they have any right to—you kind of wish there was an option for a restored version that lets … Continue reading She Freak and The Zodiac Killer – Blu-Ray Review

South & The Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration on Film – Blu-Ray Review

The 1919 documentary South (sometimes also known as Endurance) is the account of Ernest Shackleton’s failed attempt to cross the Antarctic land-mass between 1914 and 1916. It was a huge near-disaster for Shackleton and his crew, and Australian filmmaker Frank Hurley was there to document it. The film is more or less the first feature-length … Continue reading South & The Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration on Film – Blu-Ray Review