The Director as Sociopath …

Quentin Tarantino has formidable filmmaking skills, rooted in his deep knowledge of movies famously acquired during his years as a video store clerk. His ability to create images, to build fluid visual progressions and elaborate displays of action, is complemented by a savant’s dazzling knack for exhilaratingly wordy dialogue rich in non-narrative tangents and the […]

Blasts from the past

Remaking and undoing horror

Winter viewing 1: Vinegar Syndrome

DVD of the Week:
The Moment of Truth (1965) by Francesco Rosi

TCM Remembers 2011