Remaking and undoing horror

For some reason, I just watched Zack Snyder’s remake of Dawn of the Dead (2004). I’d seen it when it first came out and found it pointless, but since then have discovered an odd, inexplicable appeal in Snyder’s work. He’s a lousy storyteller, with little sense of narrative pacing, but has an undeniable talent for […]

Blasts from the past

Criterion Blu-ray review: Richard Brooks’ In Cold Blood (1967)

William Wyler’s The Heiress (1949): Criterion Blu-ray review

Sean Garrity and Bill Fugler’s Blood Pressure

Ray Harryhausen 1920-2013