TIFF 2011: KILLER JOE Review

     September 12, 2011

You have to respect a film that goes completely bonkers.  It doesn’t mean the movie becomes good, or every shortcoming is instantly forgiven.  But if a movie’s going to fail, then you hope that it fails in a spectacular fashion.  …

TO LIVE AND DIE IN L.A. Blu-ray Review

     February 6, 2015

William Friedkin’s To Live and Die in L.A. is a classic of the 1980’s that has slipped under the radar, and was part of William Friedkin’s down period, where he no longer had the respect or honor that came from …

NORTH BY NORTHWEST Blu-ray Review

     February 6, 2015

Going back to the old masters, going back to the classics is always illuminating. Someone like Alfred Hitchcock knew how to frame a film. He knew where he was putting his camera, and why it was there. As in North …