Year End 2011

Although I watch more films now than ever before, I hardly ever get out to a movie. Twenty years ago, before I paid much attention to home video (I didn’t own a VCR until 1995!), I saw about 120 movies a year in theatres. This past year, barely 30. But with DVD and Blu-ray, I […]

Blasts from the past

Larisa Shepitko’s The Ascent (1977): Criterion Blu-ray review

The collector’s lament

Criterion Blu-ray review: Edward Yang’s A Brighter Summer Day (1991)

Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s All About Eve (1950):
Criterion Blu-ray review