Larry Cohen’s most subversive exploration of insidiously regressive social mores receives a beautiful upgrade courtesy of Blue Underground.
Perhaps the weakest points of the biography are McGilligan’s basic treatment of the films proper, which receive little by way of his own analysis, instead framing each film’s initial critical reception.
Tim Burton’s imagination jumped into the saddle and held onto the bridle with Beetlejuice.
Daylight comes to Beetlejuice in this anniversary DVD, but apparently the bonus features wan’ go home.
The prints are grainy, and the sound is muffled and hollow, especially on Wedding Present, where Grant sounds like he’s underwater as he shouts in a newspaper office.
Fritz Lang acknowledges that a show of human compassion prevents the growth of fascism.
Josef Von Sternberg’s rock solid adaptation of Theodore Dreiser’s An American Tragedy has been long overshadowed for a number of reasons.