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 […]

Blu-ray Review: Maurice

  Cohen Film Collection has released James Ivory’s 1987 film, Maurice, to Blu-ray. Maurice is a beautiful coming of age tale that concerns a young man named Maurice Hall (James Wilby), who is forced to come to terms with his sexuality after he falls in love with a man named Clive – played by Hugh […]

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 […]