Ingmar Bergman’s Cinema may be exhaustive, but with all the indelible beauty it contains, it's never exhausting.
Kino Lorber’s Blu-ray of Walter Hill’s 1980 western exceptionally preserves the hypnotic, oneiric beauty that undercuts the film’s chaotic violence.
It’s nice to see the old killer bird serpent come out of hiding, but one wishes that Shout! Factory had thrown a more ambitious welcome back party.
The film’s highly calculated beauty suffocates rather than elevates the story’s emotional underpinnings.
Sometimes a classic film gets a grand reception on home video, and sometimes it has to sneak out by the fire escape.
Crank: High Voltage is speedball cinema, a pure narcotized rush of blistering action, odious stereotypes, and shock-for-shock's-sake nastiness.
It may have been too much movie for standard DVD, but not so for this Blu-ray release.
The film that brings Tarantino’s magnum opus full circle emotionally and thematically gets its definitive release-visually, at least.
The film is simultaneously an act of revisionism as well as a parody of then-revitalizing neo-noir.