It’s disappointing that so much of the film feels like mere tilling of the soil.
Alex Cox’s punk western has been dug up from the dregs of oblivion by Kino Lorber and handsomely given a long-overdue director’s cut Blu-ray treatment.
The film is about the idea of Andy Kaufman, about how artists channel their influences and keep the dead alive.
The film is Cox’s bravura confrontation of fairy tales and drug-addled bodies.
Director Brett Morgen distinguishes the biographical documentary by viewing himself as more of a curator than a film director.
By engaging celebrity worship rather than using these figures for deeper claims about media-dominated information cultures, Morgan and Neville reinforce the very circumstances they outwardly condemn.
The episode merely bides time until the bloody series finale and leaving viewers in a state of disorientation.
It’s still no Drag Race, but the contest for costume design just got a little bit more interesting over the weekend.
This Sunday marks the 30th annual MTV Video Music Awards. But this isn’t your father’s VMAs.
The Blu-ray upgrade of Cox's film is an audiovisual improvement over earlier DVD editions.
Straight to Hell Returns is a screwy and unsound blast.