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Hard Of Earring: Max Ophüls’ Madame De… (1953) – Blu-ray review

Hard Of Earring: Max Ophüls’ Madame De… (1953) – Blu-ray review

Caveat emptor, and then some.  A pair of earrings provides the dazzling fulcrum for Ophüls’ bittersweet romance about the transience of..

May 20, 2017 with 0 Comments
Sidewalk Surfin’: Catherine Hardwicke’s Lords Of Dogtown (2005) – Blu-ray review

Sidewalk Surfin’: Catherine Hardwicke’s Lords Of Dogtown (2005) – Blu-ray review

A filmed memoir that drags you along in its slipstream with an exuberant sense of teenage freedom – and the cinematic style to match...

November 28, 2016 with 0 Comments
Master Shot: Francois Truffaut’s Day For Night (1973) – Criterion Blu-ray review

Master Shot: Francois Truffaut’s Day For Night (1973) – Criterion Blu-ray review

One of the best films about filmmaking, because it’s literally about the making. It doesn’t even matter what’s being made. The making..

November 2, 2016 with 0 Comments
Wordless Wonders: Early Murnau (Five Films 1921-1925) – Blu-ray review

Wordless Wonders: Early Murnau (Five Films 1921-1925) – Blu-ray review

Masters of Cinema is releasing an indispensable box-set to the early work of German pioneer Friedrich Wilhelm (aka F.W.) Murnau.  While..

September 16, 2016 with 0 Comments
Military Madness: Stanley Kubrick’s Paths Of Glory (1957) – Blu-ray review

Military Madness: Stanley Kubrick’s Paths Of Glory (1957) – Blu-ray review

Kubrick’s first masterwork and in many ways never bettered, given that its meticulous deconstruction of institutional sadism is..

September 3, 2016 with 0 Comments
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