Monthly Archives: February 2012

New Film Series Starting Wednesday, March 7

We are proud to announce a new film series that will occur every first and third Wednesday of the month at The Creative Center featuring documentary films and cult/international/independent/obscure films.  Our first offering on March 7, 2012 is Werner Herzog’s … Continue reading

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World on a Wire (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1973)

“Criterion presents World on a Wire, a rediscovered Fassbinder mindbender, in a luxe Blu-ray transfer, along with some choice extras.” Read my review of Fassbinder’s World on a Wire, out last Tuesday from the Criterion Collection, at Slant Magazine.

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Essential Killing (Jerzy Skolimowski, 2010)

“Stark and stripped-down, Jerzy Skolomowski’s Essential Killing is a fatalistic fable eschewing the political in favor of the existential, now available in a fittingly barebones DVD package from New Video.” Read my review of Essential Killing, an essential new film … Continue reading

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On the Bowery: The Films of Lionel Rogosin, Volume 1 (1956-64)

“The cultural and aesthetic importance of The Films of Lionel Rogosin can’t be overstated. Milestone has does a great service to aficionados of the documentary form with the first installment of what promises to be a stellar series.” Read my … Continue reading

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Take Shelter (Jeff Nichols, 2011)

“Sony releases one of the best films of 2011, Jeff Nichols’s haunting Take Shelter, in a fantastic Blu-ray transfer, rounded out with some satisfying special features.” Read my review of the recent Blu-ray release of Take Shelter, which hit the … Continue reading

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Roger Corman’s Cult Classics: Lethal Ladies Collection Volume 2 (Various, 1972-4)

“Those with an eye for exploitation will want to take a closer look at the second Lethal Ladies Collection, three deep cuts of ’70s grindhouse titillation, from Shout! Factory.” Read my review of the latest in the Roger Corman’s Cult … Continue reading

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Two by Koji Wakamatsu: United Red Army & Caterpillar

“Interest in the work of legendary ‘pink’ film director Kōji Wakamatsu has been resuscitated since his most recent film, the emotionally wrought Caterpillar, was nominated for the Golden Bear at the 2010 Berlin Film Festival.” Read my review of Caterpillar, … Continue reading

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