Short Film Review: XO

Non Films and director, Ratigan, presents the experimental film, XO. As the film begins, a young woman opens her eyes to behold the hustle and bustle of an increasingly busy, and possibly decaying, metropolis. She wanders the streets, quietly observing, her face full of longing, hoping for some sort of release. By the time we reach […]

Blu-ray Review: THE BEAR

Shout Factory’s anniversary Blu-ray of Jean-Jacques Annaud’s 1988 masterpiece, The Bear, should have a place in your collection. I’m serious. The Bear is a brilliant work of art, a film that you watch while pondering all of the craft and skill that went in to the making of it. The Bear tells the story of a bear […]

Blu-ray Review: LION

Garth Davis’ biographical film, Lion, has finally arrived on Blu-ray through Lionsgate. It tells the true story of a young man named Sheru, who is separated from his family in India, and is later adopted by an Australian couple, played by Nicole Kidman (in an Oscar-nominated role) and David Wenham. Twenty years later, Sheru attempts […]

Review: We Are The Flesh

Arrow Films has released Emiliano Rocha Minter’s We Are The Flesh on Blu-ray. In a post-apocalyptic Mexico, a brother and a sister find their way into an abandoned building while looking for shelter. Little do they know that the place that they have found is inhabited by a sadistic hermit, who is in a constant […]

Review: The Vessel

Julio Quintana’s feature film, The Vessel, has finally been released on Blu-ray via Strand Releasing. When a small village is torn apart by an unthinkable tragedy, all hope seems lost. The local priest (Martin Sheen, in a beautifully understated role) does what he can to restore the faith of the locals, but the pain is […]

New Releases from Shout Factory

Shout Factory has released some incredible Blu-rays over the past few months. Listed below are some of the best, and all are must-own collectibles for serious film lovers! Poltergeist II and III: The two sequels to the 1982 classic have finally arrived on Blu-ray, and are jam-packed with special features that are sure to please […]