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Perplexing Poetry: Sergei Parajanov’s The Colour Of Pomegranates (1968) – Blu-ray review

Perplexing Poetry: Sergei Parajanov’s The Colour Of Pomegranates (1968) – Blu-ray review

Parajanov turns poetry into film with undeniable craft and unfathomable meaning; an experiment seldom repeated on the big screen but an..

February 8, 2018 with 0 Comments
King of Comedy: Three Films by Buster Keaton on Blu-ray

King of Comedy: Three Films by Buster Keaton on Blu-ray

Masters of Cinema has delivered possibly the box-set of the year, a trio of the finest comedies made by Buster Keaton – which is another..

November 2, 2017 with 0 Comments
Jeopardy On The Job: Henri-Georges Clouzot’s The Wages Of Fear (1953) – Blu-ray Review

Jeopardy On The Job: Henri-Georges Clouzot’s The Wages Of Fear (1953) – Blu-ray Review

Clouzot’s masterpiece remains one of the great action films, largely because the intricate suspense is so cleverly established in mood,..

October 18, 2017 with 0 Comments
Giallo-a-go-go: Dario Argento’s The Bird With The Crystal Plumage (1970) – Blu-ray review

Giallo-a-go-go: Dario Argento’s The Bird With The Crystal Plumage (1970) – Blu-ray review

One of the most perfectly realised prototypes of any director, as Argento commits to honing florid style over substance. The Bird With The..

June 13, 2017 with 0 Comments
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
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