‘Urotsukidōji: Legend of the Overfiend’ is the only anime rated NC-17 by the MPAA; visually inventive, it may be too much for sensitive viewers.
G Clark discusses Taiwanese director Edward Yang’s masterwork ‘A Brighter Summer Day,’ now out on Blu-ray from The Criterion Collection.
G Clark examines ‘Coriolanus,’ the directorial debut of Ralph Fiennes—and discusses how great cinematic Shakespeare translations occur.
Reviews of top horror films (and major blind spots) ‘Rosemary’s Baby’, ‘The Exorcist’, ‘Carrie’, ‘The Shining’, and ‘Scream’ by a first-time viewer and scary movie abstainer.
Jean Cocteau’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ takes dazzling and disconcerting artistic values to representing inner beauty and bitter ugliness.
Marcel Carné’s ‘Children of Paradise’ shows how magical and enveloping film can be by immersing us in the rhythms and quirks of the theatre and its actors.
Stanley Kubrick’s sophomore effort, Killer’s Kiss, isn’t on par with his later work, but is still a clear indicator of the master director’s ensuing genius.
G Clark Finfrock finally sees Ingmar Bergman’s only horror film—in time for Halloween!
Duncan takes on the most successful film of all time, ‘Gone with the Wind’, in this week’s ‘Blind Spot’ segment!
G Clark finally sees Sergio Leone’s masterpiece “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly,” and discovers where Quentin Tarantino gets most of his good ideas.
Hilary’s ready for her close-up, Mr. DeMille, and shares why Gloria Swanson is her new obsession.
Justin has finally seen Gene Kelly’s song & dance masterpiece ‘Singin’ in the Rain,’ and what a glorious feeling it is to catch up with it!
Suicide is painless and, for the most part, so was finally catching up with Robert Altman’s most popular movie.
Casey C takes a stab at one of Bergman’s most dreamlike films.
Justin breaks the first rule of ‘Fight Club’ to talk about one of his biggest cinematic blind spots.
Casey watches Raging Bull for the first time, and is fascinated by its take on violence inside the ring and out.