BLUE VELVET Blu-ray Review

     February 6, 2015

David Lynch’s 1986 film Blue Velvet is a masterpiece, one of the great achievements of cinema. But as the new Blu-ray suggests, making it involved getting the exact right balance of tone – 52 minutes of newly discovered deleted scenes …

Dennis Hopper Dead at 74

     May 29, 2010

Actor Dennis Hopper passed away Saturday morning in his Venice, California home at the age of 74, after several years of struggle with prostate cancer. Hopper amassed a solid resume of television and film work throughout the fifties and sixties, …

George Romero’s SURVIVAL OF THE DEAD Review

     April 10, 2010

“Survival isn’t just for the living.”  So says the tagline for Survival of the Dead, the most recent addition to George Romero’s zombie oeuvre. It’s a great premise. Romero effectively created the zombie genre with Night of the Living Dead …

WATERWORLD Blu-ray Review

     February 6, 2015

Hollywood has figured something out, which is that even if you spend a shit-ton of money on a film, that in and of itself can attract an audience. It’s hard to look at the relative success of Waterworld at the …