Devi – Blu-Ray Review

Devi is only the fourth Satyajit Ray film I’ve seen beyond the much-celebrated The Apu Trilogy, which is what made his name outside his native India. Devi seems to have been a turning point in his career where he started experimenting a little more with his storytelling and style, instead of showing mainly just a … Continue reading Devi – Blu-Ray Review

Full Alert – Blu-Ray Review

Full Alert was made after Ringo Lam dipped his toes into Hollywood filmmaking with the Jean-Claude Van Damme vehicle Maximum Risk. American financers seemed to think that Hong Kong directors couldn’t work with “real actors” and always at least initially teamed them up with the Muscles from Brussels—although to Van Damme’s credit, he has more … Continue reading Full Alert – Blu-Ray Review

Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat – Blu-Ray Review

Sundown: The Vampire In Retreat is a film directed by Anthony Hickox, an English director who is also the son of Douglas Hickox (the senior Hickox made the fantastic Theatre of Blood and other genre films). As a director, the junior Hickox is mainly known for horror films like Waxwork and Hellraiser III: Hell on … Continue reading Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat – Blu-Ray Review