Here are our latest reviews of films on DVD.
Reviews of Classic Films
2001: A Space Odyssey
- Excerpt: Should be regarded as a sacred text of secular humanism.
- Excerpt: A be-all-and-end-all example of erotic drama, Roman Polanski’s co-written adaptation of Pascal Bruckner’s novel is fraught with romantic and sexual tension.
- Excerpt: A precursor to the serial killer and policier genres, “M” is first and foremost a suspense thriller made all the more gripping because the identity of the killer is revealed in the first act.
- Excerpt: Rear Window is regularly listed with the greatest movies ever made. Certainly one of Hitchcock’s finest.
Time After Time
- Excerpt: A thinking person’s adventure tale, buoyed by two fine performances and a well-thought-out set of themes.
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me
- Excerpt: …an alternately funny, harrowing, and bizarre experience.
Recent Home Video Releases
Gone with the Pope
Other Reviews from 2012 and earlier
- Excerpt: The film’s writer/director/star clearly intends the story to work on several levels, but I couldn’t shake the feeling something was getting scrambled between his brain and my own.
The Breakfast Club
Ever After: A Cinderella Story
- Excerpt: Ever After presents a plucky Cinderella for today’s women and beyond.
- Excerpt: Cinema Fearité Presents ‘Jacob’s Ladder’ – A Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Mindtrip Of A Movie