Daily Archives: October 20, 2011

Dead Alive (Peter Jackson, 1992)

“Lionsgate’s visceral, albeit barebones Blu-ray package lets viewers really sink their teeth into Dead Alive.” Read my review of Peter Jackson’s early splatstick classic, Dead Alive, which came out on Blu-ray Oct. 4, at Slant Magazine.

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3 Women (Robert Altman, 1977)

“If you’ve ever wanted to take the plunge into the deep end of Robert Altman’s brainpan, Criterion’s impeccable Blu-ray transfer presents the ideal jumping-off point.” Read my review of The Criterion Collection’s recent Blu-ray release of 3 Women at Slant … Continue reading

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Interview: Lucky McKee

“Something of a horror switch-hitter, McKee seems equally at ease with Splat Pack-style extreme gore as he is with more subtle psychological horror.” Read my interview with writer-director Lucky McKee, whose exceptional new movie, The Woman, opened in limited release … Continue reading

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The Tree of Life (Terrence Malick, 2011)

“Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life seems certain to remain the most audacious, abstract, and ambiguous American film released this year.” Read my review of Fox’s recent Blu-ray release of The Tree of Life, which hit the streets on Oct. … Continue reading

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