Udo Kier

SXSW 2021: Swan Song Review

Balancing reflection with honesty is a struggle for people, as well as for film. How well do we remember our own lives, and what good does it do us to remember the pain? Swan Song does not ask that question exactly, but it does play fast and loose with reality. And why shouldn’t it? The […]

Bacurau Review

Bacurau breathlessly hammers home the quintessential burning question: who exactly are the real ‘savages’ here?

TIFF 2014: The Editor Review

The Editor Midnight Madness A loving homage to lesser, shoddier made giallo films of the 70s and 80s, The Editor finds its greatest strength in pulling together a lot of small details together that film nerds will love, but that others might not find as amusing. Once one of the world’s greatest film editors, Rey […]

This Week in DVD: 7/25/12

It might be a day late, but check out our rundown of some of this week's biggest DVD and Blu-ray releases as Andrew Parker looks at Keyhole, Jiro Dreams of Sushi, and Extraterrestrial, while Phil Brown looks at a holdover from last week with Casa de mi Padre.

Keyhole Review

Guy Maddin's Keyhole starts as his most accessible film today with an updating of 30s gangster films before gently giving into the filmmaker's unique visual style. And there's absolutely nothing wrong with that.