Director Blair Erickson surely has style to burn, even if he oftentimes betrays his atmospheric shorthand and gets cold feet at the most inopportune moments.
An unsettling psychological freak-out that takes cinema and the senses to its farthest extremes.
The Unbelievers isn’t as galvanizing as it would like to be.
It’s in the way the film refuses to characterize its central friendship solely on the grounds of common isolation that becomes its most endearing quality.
Paprika Steen’s astounding performance isn’t given any favors in Kino’s barebones release of this post-Dogme 95 character study.
A subversive detective story, this atmospheric film is proven more so in Warner’s beautiful upgrade.
Though it begins by spending far too much time talking up the comic’s quality, it gradually finds a groove as an incisive portrait of an insecure industry.
Jo-Anne McArthur’s cause draws sharp comparisons with the never-mentioned PETA, a seemingly insignificant omission that discloses a lingering problem of willful insularity.
Felix Van Groeningen’s film owes more than a debt to the unwieldy narrative schematics of Susanne Bier’s narratives.
Warner Home Video celebrates the stalwart horror landmark’s anniversary with an impressive package.
The doc is dressed to the nines in pomp and patriotism, which seems meant to hide the fact that the film offers very little in the way of valuable reporting or insider information.
James Franco’s readiness in approaching famously abstract source material certainly doesn’t translate well into his directorial formalism, or, more appropriately, lack of formalism.
While the real-time aesthetic approach sporadically enthralls, it also reveals the narrow worldview that burdens the film.
Suggests a version of Roberto Rossellini’s Voyage to Italy reworked as a photo diary posted on Facebook.
the black void of death is the darkness du jour in Abrams’s bracingly revisionist melodramedy.
Bava’s brilliant and deceptive giallo arrives via an invaluable transfer from Kino.
The film’s title may not apply to any one of its characters, but this 1080p transfer is one sexy…ahem, well, you get it.
Step into a beautiful world of dreams where the past and present freely mingle, with the mischievous Ruiz as your guide for the last time.
The sterling transfer of Rivers’s brilliant feature debut may not ease your fear of the end of days, but it will get you closer to nature.
It confuses nostalgia for earth-shaking cultural upheaval, never really expounding on the actual effect of the Borscht Belt circuit’s influence.