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

James Whale’s Show Boat (1936): music and race in Golden Age Hollywood

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More genre viewing – late Fall 2018: Part Two

Juzo Itami’s Tampopo (1985): Criterion Blu-ray review

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