Russell’s film, gorgeous as a landscape painting, explicit as the Kinsey Report, gets an essential Blu-ray upgrade.
Throughout, everything blurs together into a frenzy of outrageous emotions and hysterical behavior.
Whatever its faults, such an edition of the violent, well-acted, yet emotionally monotone The Hunting Party would’ve been unimaginable once.
Venom is more notable for its troubled production history and bizarro premise than for being compelling.
A major moment of transition between David Cronenberg’s exploitative body-horror movies and his probing psychological masterworks.
While no classic of anti-establishment comedies, Richard Lester’s swashbuckling spoof gets by on star power and perpetual motion.