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THE ASSASSIN OF THE TSAR (TSAREUBIYTSA): Deaf Crocodile Films' Restoration of Karen Shakhnazarov's Mystery Coming This Spring

Over seventy five years ago Russia's last Tsar and his entire family met their fate at the hands of a murderous assassin. Yet, behind the closed doors of a modern day psychiatric hospital a patient is telling the story of the event.

Review: SHE WILL, More Than a Revenge Horror Fable

She did. That is, Charlotte Colbert did.   She’s one of a few first-time directors who turned in great movies at Fantastic Fest in 2021. What seemed like it may be a grim and broody revenge horror fable becomes… something...

Now Streaming: TRUTH SEEKERS, Now I'm a Believer

Nick Frost, Samson Kayo, Malcolm McDowell, Susie Wokoma, Emma D'Arcy, and Simon Pegg star in an amiable series about paranormal investigators, now streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

Review: DEATH RACE 2050 (2017), another cheesefest from Roger Corman shot in Peru

Much like another Roger Corman production I reviewed a couple of months ago —the ever-hilarious and generically-named Ultra Warrior—, Death Race 2050 is an apocalyptic, grim-yet-colourful action movie set in a futuristic United States, but shot in my native Peru....

70s Rewind: ROYAL FLASH, Richard Lester's Comic 19th Century Adventure

Recently I watched Richard Lester's Royal Flash (1975), starring Malcolm McDowell, for the first time. Adapted by author George MacDonald Fraser from his own novel, it's a broad and sprightly comic adventure that I thoroughly enjoyed. To be frank, I...

Learning From The Masters Of Cinema: Lindsay Anderson's IF....

Before becoming a cinematic icon as Alex DeLarge in Stanley Kubrick's blistering adaptation of A Clockwork Orange, a cocky Yorkshire lad by the name of Malcolm McDowell made his screen debut as the equally rebellious Mick Travis in Lindsay Anderson's...

New To Netflix: From Stanley Kubrick To Johnnie To

Welcome to a new year of streaming picks in different countries via the ubiquitous red digital envelope. This week's entry of New To Netflix is packed with diversity from around the world, available in markets around the world. There is one...

Review: COMMUNITY S4E10, Intro To Knots (Or, When Exposition On Betrayal Betrays The Funny)

For the four people that read these Community reviews on a regular basis: Apologies for being late. Perhaps we're past the point where doing a review this week feels relevant, or perhaps it's just that I was so underwhelmed by...