Dolittle’s inability to completely develop any of its characters reduces the film to all pomp and no circumstance.
Its inconsistent, half-baked characterizations would be more forgivable were they at least in the service of some inspired comedy.
This transfer of Fleischer’s B-film cheapie boasts a crisp image and strong contrast levels.
The film is overstuffed with characters and subplots that ultimately have little to do with Ip Man and his legacy.
This release is an improvement over Criterion’s 2004 DVD release, but it’s still more than a bit off-key.
Sophia Takal’s remake elides the thorny, complicated nature of the original’s sexual politics.
Criterion’s long-awaited foray into pre-code dramas shines a spotlight on a strange and emotionally rich gem.
The film is all surface, and its depiction of trauma becomes increasingly exploitative and hollow as it moves along.
This release leaves a bit to be desired in terms of extras, but the dazzling transfer and beautiful packaging are second to none.
This release attests to the enduring power of Gast’s documentary.
This release comes outfitted with a spectacular array of fascinating extras and the best transfer of the film to date.
If there’s an ethos that Justin Dec’s film believes in, it’s only that “death sucks.”
Kino’s transfer highlights the alluring beauty of Thorold Dickinson’s gothic horror classic.
Kino’s disc boasts a solid 2K restoration and spirited and informative new commentary track.
The wonderful audio-visual presentation of Ghatak’s masterpiece more than makes up for the dearth of extras.
The film is imbued with an airless blend of buoyant comedy and soap-operatic backstage drama that recalls Shakespeare in Love.
Throughout, the film tirelessly hammers home the point of being true to yourself.
The film remains a hilarious, inventive, and moving paean to the vaudevillian era.
Almost every element of the film has been seemingly engineered to be the ne plus ultra of slapdash ineptitude.
Criterion’s stunning transfer and small, but substantial, array of extras should inspire a serious re-evaluation of the film.