Blu-ray Review: Nutcracker – The Motion Picture

Carroll Ballard’s 1986 film, Nutcracker: The Motion Picture, has finally arrived on Blu-ray, courtesy of Olive Films. Carroll Ballard’s gorgeous adaptation of the Tchaikovsky ballet utilizes enormous sets and costumes – designed by Maurice Sendak – and the talents of the Pacific Northwest Ballet to create a wholly unique holiday experience. Never before has the […]

Review: Suspiria

Suspiria is a big, bloody rainbow of a horror film. It doesn’t make much sense at all, but it is loads of fun. The film, which was released in 1977, concerns a young ballet dancer, Suzy Banyon (played by Jessica Harper), who travels to a prestigious school of dance in Germany. Things begin to go […]