THE BOOTLEG FILES: CZECHOSLOVAKIA 1968
THE BOOTLEG FILES: CZECHOSLOVAKIA 1968

Phil Hall’s The Bootleg Files explores the wild world of memorable films and TV productions that can be found in unauthorized presentations. This week, Phil bounces a Czech…



Posted on October 24, 2014 in Bootleg Files, Features by

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FURY
FURY

Do the experiences of real life soldiers have plots? No, they have outbursts of grisly, deafening, chaos punctuated by periods of waiting, joking and, occasionally, pillaging. For 134 minutes that’s exactly what Ayer gives us…



Posted on October 22, 2014 in Reviews by
DIGITAL CELLULOID – ISSUE 226: RAGGEDY ANNABELLE
DIGITAL CELLULOID – ISSUE 226: RAGGEDY ANNABELLE

Digital Celluloid, a comic strip by artist Chris Cirillo, pokes fun at the films of today, tomorrow and yesterday. Whether it is a classic or an upcoming blockbuster, no film is safe! This week, why? Why didn’t they use the original source material for this spin off horror flick? Would’ve done just fine. See you in your nightmares…



Posted on October 22, 2014 in Digital Celluloid, Features by
GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – CHINA HELPS “GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY” ORBIT THE TOP OF THE INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE
GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – CHINA HELPS “GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY” ORBIT THE TOP OF THE INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE

As for our topic this week, we’re going to discuss how China helped “Guardians of the Galaxy” become the biggest film on the planet outside of North America…



Posted on October 21, 2014 in Features, Going Bionic by
ETERNITY: THE MOVIE
ETERNITY: THE MOVIE

The acting, for all my bitching, is serviceable. True, it’s bit inexperienced and awkward at times, but that’s not a huge sin in the realm of low budget indie films. The main cast is still quite affable and attractive, and they do improve as the film goes on…



Posted on October 21, 2014 in Reviews by
MY DARLING CLEMENTINE: CRITERION COLLECTION (BLU-RAY)
MY DARLING CLEMENTINE: CRITERION COLLECTION (BLU-RAY)

John Ford’s “My Darling Clementine” arrives in a Criterion Blu-ray release with a 4K digital restoration and a full menu of bonus features that include a slightly longer pre-release version, a new commentary track, a new interview about infamous lawman Wyatt Earp, and much more.



Posted on October 20, 2014 in Reviews by
BOOMER’S STORY – A CELEBRATION OF RY COODER
BOOMER’S STORY – A CELEBRATION OF RY COODER

Cook, with his geek-chic persona and undiluted enthusiasm for Cooder’s classic music, is a wonderful presence.



Posted on October 19, 2014 in Reviews by
BOTTLES
BOTTLES

“Bottles” offers a provocative and uncommonly mature view of dealing with grief and trying to escape from one’s past…



Posted on October 18, 2014 in Reviews by