Rainer Werner Fassbinder: Eight Hours Don’t Make a Day

Rainer Werner Fassbinder created some of the most powerful films about how circumstances can crush an individual, and they're magnificent and empathetic. Here is one where the individuals have the power to change their circumstances, and it's delightful. Trevor reviews Fassbinder's Eight Hours Don't Make a Day, recently released on home video by The Criterion Collection.

By |2018-11-07T13:12:24+00:00November 7th, 2018|Categories: Film Reviews, Rainer Werner Fassbinder|Tags: |0 Comments

Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger: A Matter of Life and Death

This week The Criterion Collection released Powell & Pressburger's 1946 film, A Matter of Life and Death, and it's a beautiful presentation of one of the most acclaimed films of all time.

By |2018-07-25T13:06:56+00:00July 25th, 2018|Categories: Emeric Pressburger, Film Reviews, Michael Powell|Tags: |1 Comment

Lino Brocka: Manila in the Claws of Light

Lino Brocka's 1975 film, Manila in the Claws of Light, is an important social parable played out on the real, gritty streets. It is easy to recommend The Criterion Collection's recent home video release of this strong film.

By |2018-06-20T15:47:13+00:00June 20th, 2018|Categories: Film Reviews, Lino Brocka|Tags: |0 Comments