DVD diary: September – part one

There’s still no recognizable pattern to my DVD watching, but maybe I shouldn’t worry about it. If my viewing became more systematic, it would probably start to feel like work. I finally finished getting through the British TV series Department S, which I mentioned a while back. It never really improved, though perhaps the production […]

A week of DVDs

It’s been a bigger than average week for DVDs, thanks to a couple of packages from Amazon UK, plus the usual Tuesday field trip to the local stores. (I first learned that Tuesday is “new release day” from my friend Sheldon when we were at the Canadian Film Centre together in 1998 and have quite […]

Blasts from the past

A Terence Stamp double-bill

DVD Addiction

Mexican Gothic: The Films of Carlos Enrique Taboada

Criterion Blu-ray review: Kenji Mizoguchi’s The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum (1939)