Category Archives: film

Ludwig (Luchino Visconti, 1973)

“Luchino Visconti’s magisterial character study receives a stunning 2K restoration and a brace of excellent supplements.” Read the entire review at Slant Magazine.

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Property Is No Longer a Theft (Elio Petri, 1973)

“This dark satire on ownership and its discontents makes its Blu-ray debut with a remarkable 4K restoration and a trio of informative interviews.” Read the entire review on Slant Magazine.

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Black Society Trilogy (Takashi Miike, 1995-1999)

“Takashi Miike’s loosely linked examinations of social ostracization and criminality get reasonably robust transfers and a few solid supplements from Arrow Video.” Read the entire review on Slant Magazine.

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Multiple Maniacs (John Waters, 1970)

“Antisocial (anti-)art of the highest caliber, John Waters’s Multiple Maniacs receives a pristine 4K restoration and some solid supplements from the Criterion Collection.” I review the tech specs and extras on Criterion’s fab new Blu-ray. Read the entire review over … Continue reading

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Being There (Hal Ashby, 1979)

“Hal Ashby’s plangent fable receives a smashing 4K restoration and a fine brace of bonus materials from the Criterion Collection.” Read the rest of the review on Slant Magazine.

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Elle (Paul Verhoeven, 2016)

“Confrontational and often corrosively funny, Paul Verhoeven’s Elle gets a suitably subdued transfer from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.” I reviewed the technical specs on Sony’s Blu-ray release. Read the whole review on Slant Magazine.

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We Are the Flesh Blu-ray Review

“Emiliano Rocha Minter’s outrageously transgressive We Are the Flesh gets a solid transfer and some instructive extras from Arrow Video.” Read the entire review on Slant Magazine.

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