With its precisely lit interiors, sweeping landscapes, and penetrating close-ups, this is a film in which every pixel truly matters.
Everything here wraps up as tidily as it does in your average Hallmark Channel movie.
The film ultimately depicts a world in which people are left with no other option but to devour their own.
Kino honors Clouzot’s post-war classic with a vivid presentation and some illuminating extras.
The film makes the path to basketball glory and the road to personal redemption seem oddly effortless.
This single-disc release of Evil Ed is more manageable than Arrow’s previous three-disc edition.
Downhill never makes much of an impact as it moves from one mildly amusing cringe-comedy set piece to the next.
At its best, the documentary gives its subject the space to lay out his deeply populist vision of fashion.
An exhaustive array of special features helps make up for a merely adequate audio-visual presentation of this Hitchcockian Ozploitation gem.
Criterion’s superb presentation lends this modest little film some well-deserved prestige.
In the film, the Battle of Midway suggests something out of a photorealistic animated film.
By focusing so narrowly on the Lewis brothers’ relationship with their mother, the film inadvertently minimizes the scope of their abuse.
For such an unusual and intriguing film, the Region 1 Blu-ray debut of Preminger’s Whirlpool is pretty inauspicious.
Daniel Scheinert’s film finds a very human vulnerability lurking beneath the strange and oafish behaviors of its male characters.
Maika Monroe’s engaging performance serves only to highlight how feeble and unconvincing the rest of the film is.
The Reflecting Skin looks stunning on this Blu-ray release, but it’s hard to overlook the dearth of special features.
This package not only showcases the film in all its audio-visual glory, but also provides a comprehensive look at Henzell’s life and career.
Only in its giddily gory finale does the outrageousness of the film’s violence come close to matching that of its plot.
At heart, Aquarela is a war film: a cacophonous survey of the global battle between man and water.
Throughout, Joan Tewkesbury is attentive to the specificities and peculiarities of her actors’ performances.