Sep 19, 2014 DVDs Web Exclusive

Jacques Demy — best known for his whimsical musicals and almost obscenely-bright color palettes — receives a beautiful, extras-packed box set from Criterion. More

Phantom Of The Paradise Blu-ray

Studio: Scream Factory

Sep 08, 2014 DVDs Web Exclusive

While Brian De Palma's Phantom of the Paradise is a mess, it’s an extremely interesting mess. More

Sep 05, 2014 DVDs Web Exclusive

Gorgeously shot and carefully paced, Weir’s Hanging Rock has a dreamlike quality that sets it apart even among his fellow Australian New Wavers.  More

Under the Skin Blu-ray/DVD

Studio: A24/Lionsgate

Aug 27, 2014 DVDs Web Exclusive

Over the course of Under the Skin's 108 minute runtime, the film is alternately a Tarkovskian sci-fi meditation, a digital video art installation, and an extended candid camera punking riff.  More

Jul 25, 2014 DVDs Issue #50 - June/July 2014 - Future Islands

Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami has built a storied career on complicated, ambiguously drawn character studies that rely upon the inherently fractured dynamics of interpersonal relationships. More

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Vol. XXX

Studio: Shout! Factory

Jul 23, 2014 DVDs Web Exclusive

You have to lend it to Shout! Factory for keeping their MST3K releases well-balanced after so many volumes.  More

Nosferatu the Vampyre Blu-ray

Studio: Scream Factory

Jul 03, 2014 DVDs Issue #50 - June/July 2014 - Future Islands

During Jonathan Harker's ill-advised trip to Count Dracula's castle, cold, ominous weather and people surround him.  More

Jun 25, 2014 DVDs Web Exclusive

This three-disc DVD set is as thorough an analysis of the video nasty phenomenon as a horror or exploitation fan could hope for. More

Ace In the Hole Blu-ray/DVD

Studio: Criterion

Jun 20, 2014 DVDs Issue #50 - June/July 2014 - Future Islands

Charles Tatum (Kirk Douglas, on fire) is a quick-witted reporter whose weakness for liquor has washed up all but the lowest of job prospects.  More