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Daily Archives: May 30, 2016

For science fiction cinema the 1970s, particularly the films pre-1977––when Star Wars was released and shifted the popcorn paradigm for better or worse––was a golden age. Diverse filmmakers like Woody Allen, Robert Altman, John Boorman, John Carpenter, and Andrei Tarkovsky, as prime examples, took great risks, combined arthouse urges tempered with genre tropes, and cultural commentary, unpacking personal tales, frequently… Read more »

30 May 2016 | Features, Film Lists

One look over Paul Dano’s filmography and one will quickly realize that the man has undeniable talent. Despite his lack of big starring roles, Dano nevertheless stands out in each and every film he appears in. This list is a combination of both Dano’s performances and the films themselves. In other words this list is not exclusively dedicated to the… Read more »

30 May 2016 | Features, Film Lists

New from Arrow Video is the Blu-ray/DVD release of the box set titled Blood Bath, which is a wild tale of how Roger Corman turned one foreign film purchase into four different motion pictures. Corman purchased the rights to a Yugoslavian movie before it began production and insisted that it be in English and feature American actors, which ended up… Read more »

30 May 2016 | Features, Reviews