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Sundance 2018 Review: HAL, A Great Director of the 1970s Gets His Due

The so-called “New Hollywood” of the 1970s was driven by a number of filmmakers, many of them film school trained, who broke with many established modes of production and benefited from the opportunities afforded them by the collapse of the...

70s Rewind: COMES A HORSEMAN, James Caan and Jane Fonda in a Western

Who would follow up a tense, real-life political drama with a relaxed Western set in the 1940s? Alan J. Pakula, that's who. Pakula directed All the President's Men, which was released in April 1976, in the thick of the Watergate...

Review: YOUTH... Without Youth

The older one gets, the less anything matters. So goes the observed mentality of the two main characters of Youth. Wealth is evident, opulence is everywhere, yet the souls of these people have only grown increasingly wanting. So wanting that that...

[WINNERS!] Two Copies of Arrow Films SPIRITS OF THE DEAD Blu-ray Up For Grabs!

[I'm very sorry that it has taken me a few extra days to get to this, family emergency.  Anyhow, I have two winners of the awesome Spirits of the Dead Blu-ray from Arrow Films, and they are:Justin Werkmeister and Anthony...

Blu-ray Review: SPIRITS OF THE DEAD

Since the 1960's, horror anthology films have flourished as a popular form of popular entertainment.  In many cases the anthology featured a single auteur approaching several different stories, as was the case in Mario Bava's Black Sabbath, or Masaki Kobayashi's...

[UPDATE Confirmed Region Free!] Arrow Films to Release SPIRITS OF THE DEAD on Blu-ray

[Just updating to throw in the fact that movie enthusiasts worldwide can now pre-order this with confidence as Arrow Films have confirmed that the Blu-ray will be region free and able to be played in machines anywhere.  Go to it,...