Pacific Rim Uprising

Studio: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

Jun 20, 2018 DVDs Web Exclusive

The first Pacific Rim was an exhaustingly awesome movie that knew it was kind of dumb and didn’t care. Pacific Rim Uprising has little idea just how stupid it is. More

Two Thousand Maniacs

Studio: Arrow Video

Jun 07, 2018 DVDs Web Exclusive

Directly inspired by the 1947 musical Brigadoon, the second installment of Herchell Gordon Lewis’ Blood Trilogy was brought to the screen in 1964. More

The Sacrifice

Studio: Kino Classics

May 31, 2018 DVDs Web Exclusive

Tarkovsky's final film, 1986’s The Sacrifice, is a literal departure. More

Au hasard Balthazar

Studio: Criterion

May 29, 2018 DVDs Web Exclusive

Dubbed the “Kuleshov Effect,” there are directors who’ve used that audience tendency to project meaning by using non-actors in their productions. Perhaps no filmmaker has used Kuleshov’s experiment to better effect than master director Robert Bresson. More

Graduation

Studio: Criterion

May 25, 2018 DVDs Web Exclusive

It’s fascinating to contrast how American and European film culture differs when it comes to depicting government corruption. More

Beuys

Studio: Kino Lorber

May 23, 2018 DVDs Web Exclusive

Say the name Joseph Beuys to any well-versed artlover and odds are good one particular image will immediately come to mind: the iconic photograph of the German artist playing tug of war with a coyote. More

May 18, 2018 DVDs Web Exclusive

If someone wanted to know where they should start with Shout!’s many MST3K box sets, The Singles Collection would top our list. More

Manifesto

Studio: MVD / FilmRise

May 16, 2018 DVDs Web Exclusive

When Julien Rosefeldt’s installation piece Manifesto, made in collaboration with Cate Blanchett, made its US premier in New York at the Park Avenue Armory, it was the kind of immersive, sensory teasing experience that is in the best of art.  More

Moonrise

Studio: Criterion

May 14, 2018 DVDs Web Exclusive

Moonrise was a cheap thriller made by B-movie factory Republic Pictures. It features no major stars and won no awards. But its eerie photographic effects, off-beat narrative and stylish direction set it apart from its contemporaries and mark it as the work of an auteur with a clear, specific vision. More