Blu-ray Review: The Return

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 […]

Blu-ray Review: Double Lover

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 […]

Blu-ray Review: Thoroughbreds

On June 5th, Universal will release Cory Finley’s directorial debut, Thoroughbreds, on Blu-ray. This deliciously dark comedy stars Anya Taylor-Joy and Olivia Cooke as two especially spoiled upper-class brats, living in the suburbs of Connecticut. Lily (Taylor-Joy) has been expelled from her boarding school for plagiarism, and in the meantime, she’s content to play the […]

Review: Private Vices, Public Virtues

The 1976 film by Miklós Jancsó, Private Vices, Public Virtues, is an under-appreciated gem from one of the most liberated and fruitful decades in the history of cinema. The film takes place in Central Europe, and centers on the arrogant and free spirited heir to the throne – a young man named Rudolf. At his […]

Blu-ray Review: Moon Child

Agusti Villaronga’s 1989 film, Moon Child, has finally been released on Blu-ray by Cult Epics. This adult fairy tale tells the story of a young man named David, who is taken to a special orphanage that is populated with children and adults who possess extraordinary powers. From the moment the film opens, David is aware that […]