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Golden Year: WOMEN IN LOVE (Ken Russell, 1969)

Ken Russell’s Women In Love is one of those exceedingly rare film adaptations of a vaunted literary work that successfully manages to fuse fidelity to the source material with its director’s distinctive visual style. Larry Kramer’s screenplay lifts virtually all of its … Continue reading

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The Lair of the White Worm (Ken Russell, 1988)

“Ken Russell’s bonkers The Lair of the White Worm makes its Blu-ray debut with a clean, colorful transfer—and a slate of solid supplements—from Lionsgate’s recently inaugurated Vestron Video Collector’s Series imprint.” Read the entire review on Slant Magazine.

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Ken Russell: Farewell to an Unmitigated Madman

Last Sunday, one of the wildest, most iconoclastic visionaries the world of cinema has known passed away at the age of 84. Ken Russell broke the rules from the start. His early documentary work for the BBC eschewed realism and … Continue reading

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Capsule Reviews: June 7 – 9

Black Narcissus (Michael Powell, 1947) – 5/5 One of the great exemplars of Technicolor cinematography (provided by Jack Cardiff, who also lensed Powell’s equally ravishing follow-up The Red Shoes [1948]) – and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. A … Continue reading

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