Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Asphyx (Peter Newbrook, 1973)

“Take a picture, why don’t you? The Asphyx shrieks its way onto a satisfying, if slender, Blu-ray package from Kino Lorber. ” Read my review of the mostly fun and often cheesy ’70s Brit horror The Asphyx, out last week from … Continue reading

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Lost Keaton (Various, 1934-1937)

“Lost Keaton has found a home on Blu-ray courtesy of Kino Lorber.” Read my review of the hit-or-miss collection of Buster Keaton talkies, released last month by Kino Lorber, only at Slant Magazine.

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Roger Corman’s Cult Classics: The Nurses Collection (Various, 1971-4)

“If you require a prescription for sexploitation wackiness, you won’t need a second opinion on Shout! Factory’s latest installment of Roger Corman’s Cult Classics. Get it. Stat!” Read my review of The Nurses Collection, out last week from Shout! Factory, … Continue reading

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Full Frame Documentary Film Festival 2012

Read my roundup of 10 films from this year’s terrific Full Frame at Slant Magazine‘s official blog, The House Next Door.

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The Hills Have Eyes Part 2 (Wes Craven, 1985)

“Those hills may still have eyes, but only the hardiest fans should have their eyes on The Hills Have Eyes Part 2, an indifferent Blu-ray release from Kino Lorber.” Read my review of Wes Craven’s bottom-scraping sequel, out recently on … Continue reading

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The Graudate (Mike Nichols, 1967)

“Nichols and veteran cinematographer Robert Surtees threw out the DGA playbook for The Graduate, experimenting wildly with lighting and lenses, lending the film a sense of freewheeling freshness, a sheen of visual inventiveness that hasn’t dimmed over the years.” Read … Continue reading

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Chinatown (Roman Polanski, 1974)

“Forgetting Chinatown will be exceedingly difficult with this stunning new Blu-ray transfer from Paramount, brimming over with a tidal pool of extras, even if they aren’t necessarily new to this edition.” Read my review of the Blu-ray release of Chinatown, … Continue reading

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