Orson Welles’ TOUCH OF EVIL Blu-ray Review

     February 6, 2015

Orson Welles’ Touch of Evil generally represents the close of the “classic” film noir period that began in the 1940s.  Neo-noir continued of course, but Welles delivered the last true masterpiece of the original era.  It’s bled over into popular …

JODOROWSKY’S DUNE Review

     February 10, 2015

As I’ve said in previous reviews, I love watching artists be passionate about their art. True artists create not because they want to, but because they have to. As one of the interviewees says in Frank Pavich’s documentary Jodorowsky’s Dune, …

TIFF 2013: JODOROWSKY’S DUNE Review

     February 10, 2015

As I’ve said in previous reviews, I love watching artists be passionate about their art.  True artists create not because they want to, but because they have to.  As one of the interviewees says in Frank Pavich’s documentary Jodorowsky’s Dune, …

CITIZEN KANE Blu-ray Review

     February 6, 2015

Approaching Citizen Kane is like approaching the Mona Lisa or Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Such are great works of art – they’re often encased in amber. And with whatever the innovations they’ve created or expanded upon, coming at …