The film establishes itself as one of the finest of the seven entries in Hammer's Frankenstein cycle.
This is not only one of best in the Christopher Lee Dracula series but one of Hammer’s best overall productions.
The lack of extras should not dissuade a fan from picking this one up.
Okay, so the scene where Pamela Anderson talks to Jennie McCarthy’s severed head is kind of funny, but that’s about it.
Morris’s latest slowly transforms itself into haunting portrait of a life forever interwoven with history.
A jolt from the past. A tribute to familial love and how far it’s willing to go. A love poem to the movies.
Don’t miss Torque for the best cockfight ever filmed involving biker hoochies, switchblades and soft drink logos.
This special edition is jam-packed with juicy little bits and pieces as well as thoughtful commentary tracks.
Monsieur Verdoux still matters, and it’s still an urgent work of necessary art.
Narratively, each short may be articulated differently, but alienation is the common thread.
Skip the film altogether and go straight to disc two. Wadd: The Life and Times of John C. Holmes says it better than James Cox did.
Gene Shalit, Renee Shapiro, and Wireless Magazine (I know that’s you Earl Dittman!) loved it, so it can’t be that bad. Right?
Torque is inoffensively diverting, neither a work of inspired genre genius or mere manipulative commercial trash.
Both director and lead seem sluggish, unable to flex their necessary creative muscles.
There is an aura about Triplets of Belleville that recalls a comment Fellini once made about the use of color in film.
One of the finest things one could say about Young Sherlock Holmes is that it endeavors to honor a legend.
Now that the film is back in the stores, perhaps it can be rediscovered.
If you’re a fan of the show, then the disc will be worth buying, especially when it inevitably goes on sale.