Category Archives: film

Cluny Brown (Ernst Lubitsch, 1946)

“Ernst Lubitsch’s final finished film is a deceptively lighthearted exploration of class and gender issues in Britain on the brink of World War II.” I review the AV quality and bonus materials on Criterion’s recent release over at Slant Magazine.

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An American Werewolf in London (John Landis, 1981)

“John Landis’s landmark horror-comedy gets the deluxe Blu-ray treatment, with a colorful new transfer, as well as a pack of new bonus materials.” Read my entire review of this new title over at Slant Magazine.

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The Devil Rides Out (Terence Fisher, 1968)

“Terence Fisher’s standout Hammer Films horror title gets a sterling Blu-ray transfer and a satisfyingly comprehensive slate of bonus features.” Read my review of the AV quality and extras for this release over at Slant Magazine.

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The 50 Greatest Horror Movies of the 21st Century

Here’s a revised and updated version of this list, to which I contributed 5 capsule reviews as well as the introduction.

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The 20 Best Zombie Movies of All Time

I contributed 7 capsule reviews to this list at Slant Magazine.

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And Soon the Darkness (Robert Fuest, 1970)

“Robert Fuest’s And Soon the Darkness is a taut, precision-crafted Hitchcockian thriller, drawing particular inspiration from one of the master of suspense’s most famous sequences: the crop-duster scene in North by Northwest. Like that now-classic set piece, Fuest’s film builds an escalating sense … Continue reading

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WHO SAW HER DIE? (Aldo Lado, 1972)

“The early 1970s brought us two thrillers with all of the following elements: an estranged couple mourning the tragic death of a daughter; a grief-stricken sex scene crosscut with glimpses of its doleful aftermath; a series of murders occurring against … Continue reading

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