Category Archives: film

Isadora (Karel Reisz, 1968)

“Making its Blu-ray debut with this Kino Lorber release, Karel Reisz’s exceptional biopic cleverly avoids most of the pitfalls of the genre.” Read the entirety of my reviewover at Slant Magazine.

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Murder by Decree (Bob Clark, 1979)

“New to Blu-ray, Bob Clark’s atmospheric marrying of fact and fiction still resonates with its themes of political corruption and abuse of power.” Read the rest of my review over at Slant Magazine.

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Let’s Kill Uncle (William Castle, 1966)

“Making its debut on Blu-ray, William Castle’s film is a genuinely amusing jet-black comedy of (ill) manners disguised as an adventure yarn for young adults.” Read the rest of my review over at Slant Magazine.

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Brighton Rock (John Boulting, 1949)

“The film succeeds admirably both as a crackerjack crime thriller and as a moral exposé of human evil.” Read my entire review of Kino’s new Blu-ray disc over at Slant Magazine.

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The Cremator (Juraj Herz, 1969)

“Mixing up moods and genres with delirious abandon, Juraj Herz’s incendiary The Cremator shines a light on one man’s ruthless quest for power.” Read my entire review over at Slant Magazine.

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The Golem (Paul Wegener, 1920)

“This German expressionist masterpiece stomps its way onto Blu-ray with an astonishing 4K transfer and several choice bonus features.” Read my entire review over at Slant Magazine.

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Army of Shadows (Jean-Pierre Melville, 1969)

“Jean-Pierre Melville’s somber saga of the French Resistance gets a satisfyingly tweaked restoration from the Criterion Collection.” In which I review the new HD transfer and technical specs over at Slant Magazine.

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Beyond the Door (Ovidio G. Assonitis, 1974)

“Stick a straw in that Campbell’s soup can and settle in for the bonkers Beyond the Door.” Read my full review over at Slant Magazine.

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Kansas City (Robert Altman, 1996)

“A criminally underrated late-period Altman film gets a burnished Blu-ray upgrade and a full slate of fine extras.” Read my review of Arrow’s new release over at Slant Magazine.

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Je T’Aime Moi Non Plus (Serge Gainsbourg, 1976)

“Gainsbourg’s bittersweet ode to physical love comes to home video with a sterling 4K restoration and some excellent extras.” Read my entire review of Kino Lorber’s excellent new Blu-ray edition over at Slant Magazine.

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