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

Miklos Jancso and the abuses of power

Art and action in the films of King Hu

Remaking and undoing horror

Michael Powell’s A Matter of Life and Death (1946): Criterion Blu-ray review