Monthly Archives: January 2012

Complete Lineup for “Laughter in the Dark” Film Series at The Greensboro School of Creativity

Laughter in the Dark – A Film Series of the Darker Side of Comedy Presented by Budd Wilkins, M.A., Staff Critic for Slant Magazine Monday evenings beginning February 6, 2012 – come laugh the Monday blues away with darkly funny … Continue reading

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Flesh and Blood: The Cinema of Jean Rollin

“Redemption Films and Kino Lorber have joined forces to release Redemption’s catalogue of Jean Rollin films in spectacular new Blu-ray editions, beginning with an opening salvo of five titles. Longtime Euro-cult fans, familiar with Rollin in a variety of previous … Continue reading

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Godzilla (Ishiro Honda, 1954)

“In conjunction with Criterion’s impressive Blu-ray transfer of Godzilla, the inclusion of the American cut, and a boatload of illuminating supplements, add up to a monstrously entertaining package.” Read my review of Godzilla, which hit the streets yesterday in an … Continue reading

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Belle de Jour (Luis Buñuel, 1967)

“Part case history, part surrealist prank, Luis Buñuel’s Belle de Jour gets a stunning new Blu-ray transfer, bolstered with the usual treasure trove of extras, from the Criterion Collection.” Read my review of the terrific new Blu-ray version of Belle … Continue reading

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Budd Wilkins Presents: Laughter in the Dark Film Series beginning Feb 6

My latest film series begins February 6, 2012 at The Greensboro School of Creativity, a series exploring the darker side of comedy entitled “Laughter in the Dark.”  Visit our page for full lineup, and note that all screenings are FREE … Continue reading

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Film Socialisme (Jean-Luc Godard, 2010)

“Sail the high seas of Jean-Luc Godard’s historical imagination with Kino Lorber’s impeccable Blu-ray transfer of what just might be JLG’s cinematic swansong, Film Socialisme.” Read my review of the Blu-ray release of Godard’s Film Socialisme, which hit the streets … Continue reading

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Interview: Frederick Wiseman

“Since his 1967 debut, Titicut Follies, a scathing exposé of the inhumane conditions inside a Massachusetts institution for the criminally insane, Frederick Wiseman has acquired a reputation as the dean of American documentary filmmakers.” Read my interview with Frederick Wiseman, … Continue reading

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