Blu-Ray Review – Monterey Pop

Monterey Pop was a D.A. Pennebaker documentary, made just after Don’t Look Back. It was the first major film made about a pop festival. THE event was most famous for being the breakthrough moment for Jimi Hendrix, who had just returned from the UK, ad Janis Joplin, who had recently arrived from Texas. The Who … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – Monterey Pop

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Blu-Ray Review – The Cremator

The Cremator is based on a book by Ladislav Fuks, whose work was largely about the impact of the Nazi occupation on Czechoslovakia. Fuks also co-authored the screenplay. The narrative follows a professional cremator in Prague just before the Nazi invasion. He becomes increasingly deranged as tensions rise, and eventually gets involved with the Nazis. It … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – The Cremator