An archetypal portrayal of the ambiguous loner with unexplained motives has just received a solid upgrade from the Criterion Collection.
David and Trevor dig deep into this box set of four films from late 50′s/early 60′s England.
Mountaintop hideouts, secret passageways, weird technology simultaneously arcane and futuristic, a straightforward and deeply beguiling manifestation of authentic, non-ironic cloak and dagger, all this and more make Judex an intoxicating treat that invites us to stop and stare.
David and Trevor are joined by Ryan Gallagher to discuss three adventure films of the 1930s starring one of the most charismatic child actors of his era.
Our submission to the 2014 White Elephant Blogathon.
Rod Steiger delivered one of his signature portrayals of slow-burning emotional torment as a Holocaust survivor in this groundbreaking classic from 1965.
David and Trevor discuss four early films by one of Japan’s most rigorous and ethically uncompromising directors.
This early silent film of Dreyer’s presents as a stage-bound, conventional family drama, but it functions as an artistic breakthrough that set the stage for bolder masterpieces yet to come.
David and Trevor wrap up their discussion of Eclipse Series 1: Early Bergman, focusing on THIRST and TO JOY, the last two films in that set.
David and Trevor discuss TORMENT, CRISIS and PORT OF CALL, the first three films in Eclipse Series 1: Early Bergman.
David concludes his exploration of the Late Ray box set from Eclipse.
David and Trevor are joined by guest Lauren LoGiudice to discuss four romantic comedy classics directed by Ernst Lubitsch.
As if a new Hitchcock/Criterion bundle needs any further recommendation: get it, it’s great!
Proof that it is possible to find warmth, compassion and humor in a story about fundamentalist zeal and religious intolerance after all.
David continues his exploration of the new Late Ray Eclipse Series set.
A pair of cinematic slow rides through the cram-packed avenues and alleys of Egypt’s capitol and the spacious majesty of the Nepalese Himalayas.