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Peter Medak’s The Changeling is now available on a beautiful Blu-ray set from Second Sight. I remember the first time that I ever watched The Changeling. I was over at my friend’s house. Her mother cooked dinner for us, and we all gathered around to watch the VHS of this 1980 horror classic. I sat […]
Morgan Neville’s acclaimed documentary, Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, will soon be available on both Blu-ray and DVD from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. I’m convinced, after watching this poignant, heartfelt film, that the world would be a much better place if everyone could be like Fred Rogers. This was a man of unwavering integrity, someone […]
Jason Reitman teams up yet again with screenwriter, Diablo Cody, and actress, Charlize Theron, for the wonderfully realized comedy-drama, Tully. It is now available on DVD and Blu-ray from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Marlo, the mother of three children, is on the brink of a serious case of postpartum depression, when her brother arranges for […]
Kino Lorber has released Andrey Zvyagintsev’s directorial debut, The Return, on Blu-ray. When the father of Andrei and Ivan returns unexpectedly after a twelve year absence, he invites the two boys to go on a camping trip that will cast them into a whirlwind of conflicting emotions – and with tragic results. This film tackles the […]
François Ozon’s latest film, Double Lover, is finally available on Blu-ray from Cohen Media Group. When Chloe falls for her psychologist, Paul, her world turns upside down in a myriad of ways when she discovers that her lover has a twin – a diabolical, sex maniac named Louis, who, as it turns out, is also […]
Richard Benjamin’s 1990 coming of age film, Mermaids, has finally arrived on Blu-ray, courtesy of Olive Films. This tale of sexual awakening and teenage angst stars Cher as the flighty mother of two young girls – played by Winona Ryder and Christina Ricci. When they move to a new town, the oldest daughter, Charlotte (Ryder) […]
One of the most controversial sub-genres in the world of grindhouse and exploitation films is known as the “rape and revenge” genre. The films in this category prominently feature young women in situations of sexual abuse and peril at the hands of villainous men or women, only to have the victim seek revenge in an […]