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 |2018-07-25T13:06:56-04:00July 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 |2018-06-20T15:47:13-04:00June 20th, 2018|Categories: Film Reviews, Lino Brocka|Tags: |0 Comments

The Eclipse Viewer 63: Ingrid Bergman’s Swedish Years Part II

In this episode of The Eclipse Viewer, David and Trevor discuss the final three films in the latest Eclipse Series release, Eclipse Series 46: Ingrid Bergman's Swedish Years.

By |2018-06-04T18:18:19-04:00June 4th, 2018|Categories: Eclipse Viewer, Film Reviews|0 Comments

Paul Schrader: Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

Paul Schrader's Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters is a beautiful film that engages beautifully with its complex subject, the Japanese author Yukio Mishima. The Criterion Collection recently released it on Blu-ray, and it's one of my favorite releases of the year . . . or ever.

By |2018-05-29T15:09:49-04:00May 29th, 2018|Categories: Film Reviews, Paul Schrader|Tags: |0 Comments