Here are our latest reviews of films on DVD.
Reviews of Classic Films
Back to the Future
- Excerpt: Back to the Future holds up extremely well as a movie grounded in the Reagan era as well as a tale dealing with universal fantasies of children about their parents
Recent Home Video Releases
Blasts from Hong Kong Past
Man with the Gun
- Excerpt: The debut film by an early Orson Welles collaborator, Man with the Gun never transcends its stock western template, and the home-video treatment is correspondingly unremarkable.
Manos: The Hands of Fate
The Phantom of the Opera
Rocky Horror Picture Show
Other Reviews from 2014 and earlier
island of lost souls 1932
- Excerpt: It does not ultimately work because it is badly written and overlong, but, for the moments where it grabs you, it is the real deal and Northern Irish cinema, if not European cinema in general, needs much more of this.
- Excerpt: Outland took up where Alien (1979) left off in fashioning a distinctive brand of realistic cinematic sci-fi…
The Phantom of the Opera (1989)
- Excerpt: Cinema Fearité Presents ‘Repulsion’ – Roman Polanski’s ‘Other’ Horror Masterpiece