Classics & More on DVD (Apr. 30, 2019)

Here are our latest reviews of films on DVD.

Pre-2017 Film Reviews

Buffet Froid

Gregory J. Smalley @ 366 Weird Movies [1979]

  • Excerpt: …may be the most Buñuelian movie Luis Buñuel never made.

Fantomas: Three Film Collection

Peter Nellhaus @ Coffee, Coffee and more Coffee [1964-1967]

  • Excerpt: The three films here comprise the most recent theatrical version inspired by the books and silent serial. What is of interest to me is the way the films were made as a French response to the popularity of the James Bond films, and the ways the three entries differ from each other.

The Matrix / The Matrix Reloaded / The Matrix Revolutions

Roderick Heath @ Film Freedonia [1999-2003]

  • Excerpt: For films that inspired such obsessive generational loyalty and oodles of po-faced commentary, they’re often incredibly dumb…

Shooting Stars

Peter Nellhaus @ Coffee, Coffee and more Coffee [1928]

  • Excerpt: Asquith’s best known silent film is A Cottage on Dartmoor, considered by some critics to be one of the best British silent films. Asquith, a cinephile before that term was invented, was noted for his use of Russian inspired montage in his silent films.

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