Classics & More on DVD (Dec. 22, 2020)

Here are our latest reviews of films on DVD.

Pre-2018 Film Reviews

Boat People

Dennis Schwartz @ Dennis Schwartz (1982)

  • Excerpt: A politicized film revealing the human tragedy of war.

Dr. Mabuse

Luiz Santiago @ Plano Crítico (1922) [Portuguese]

Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai

Chris Barsanti @ PopMatters (1999)

  • Excerpt: Jarmusch’s 1999 classic Ghost Dog, now in a Criterion edition, freely mixes and matches Bushido philosophy, Mafia and samurai flicks, Ryunosuke Akutagawa, and lo-fi hip-hop into a sly and dreamy comedy about role-playing.

Karmen Geï

Luiz Santiago @ Plano Crítico (2001) [Portuguese]

Puzzle of a Downfall Child

Sarah Boslaugh @ The Arts STL (1970)

  • Excerpt: …an unusual film that was not a big hit during its initial release, but which deserves reconsideration today as an early example of the American New Wave.

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