One of Our Aircraft Is Missing – Blu-Ray Review

One of Our Aircraft Is Missing is an important moment in cinema because it’s the first film where Emeric Pressburger and Michael Powell are credited together as directors—although it was actually their fourth collaboration. The film itself is not that great, however. It’s a wartime propaganda movie, which they made a few of. You have … Continue reading One of Our Aircraft Is Missing – Blu-Ray Review

Beasts of No Nation – Blu-Ray Review

Beasts of No Nation will probably be mainly remembered for being the first film Netflix released. It’s a shame, because while that was a watershed moment in the film industry and how films are released to the public, Beasts of No Nation is a much better film than that. It remains one of the very best films Netflix … Continue reading Beasts of No Nation – Blu-Ray Review

Another Round – Blu-Ray Review

Another Round is the latest Thomas Vinterberg film. Vinterberg made his name with Lars Von Trier as one of the masterminds behind the Dogme 95 movement—or as Terry Gilliam once elegantly called it, “Dogmeshit.” Much like Von Trier, Vinterberg pretty quickly dropped those dogmatic rules of filmmaking for something more formal, and for the better. … Continue reading Another Round – Blu-Ray Review

Suburbia (1983) – Blu-Ray Review

Suburbia was Penelope Spheeris’ second feature-length film as a director, and her first narrative feature. Her first film is still probably her best—The Decline of Western Civilization, which is about the early days of the L.A. punk scene with bands like The Germs, X, Fear and even lesser-known acts like Catholic Discipline. Suburbia takes stories she heard in the … Continue reading Suburbia (1983) – Blu-Ray Review