Restoration and Revisionism

In their joint commentary track on the Masters of Cinema DVD/Blu-Ray release of the newly restored Metropolis, David Kalat and Jonathan Rosenbaum express some concern that this new version will cause the disappearance of all previous versions. Why should this be a problem? After all, the “restored” Metropolis is the closest we’ll ever get to […]

Blasts from the past

Anthony Hinds 1922-2013

Leonard Cohen, Robert Altman and an elegy to a national myth

Zatoichi, still incomplete

Criterion Blu-ray review: Vengeance is Mine (1979)