Monthly Archives: December 2012

Django (Sergio Corbucci, 1966)

“Sergio Corbucci’s film is notable not only for the artistry of its construction, but also for the underlying anger that fuels its political agenda.” Read my review of Corbucci’s mud-caked and blood-spattered Django, playing in NYC for one week at … Continue reading

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The Pete Walker Collection: House of Whipcord, Schizo, The Comeback & Die Screaming, Marianne (1971-1978)

“Depraved animals and diehard fans of British grindhouse films alike will want to add The Pete Walker Collection to theirs. Kino and Redemption Films have provided these titles with an exemplary Blu-ray package that’s stacked with extras.” Read my review … Continue reading

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“Beware! Take Care!” – The Delirious Poetry of Ed Wood

“Precisely what sort of sublimity can we expect from films that are routinely accorded the dubious status of the world’s worst, those Golden Turkey Award recipients and perpetual residents of the IMDB Bottom 100, among which pride of place is … Continue reading

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Baron Blood (Mario Bava, 1972)

“Kino continues to bring the Bava with Baron Blood, a minor but amiable enough entry in the maestro’s canon, making its Blu-ray debut and looking better than ever.” Read my review of Mario Bava’s mid-range but enjoyable Baron Blood, out … Continue reading

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Best Films of 2012

Coinciding with my contributions to Slant Magazine‘s 25 Best Films of 2012, I’m posting my own individual ballot with links to the films I wrote about in the last year: 1. Amour 2. Cosmopolis 3. This Is Not a Film … Continue reading

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