The Churchmen — Season 1, Episode 1 Recap


Few American television shows focus on religion — but this French series about five seminary students is worth a look. [Read more...]

The Criterion Collection: The Game

The Game Criterion

I chose to review the Criterion Collection version of The Game partially because I really don’t believe in a lot of the hocus-pocus digital magic over-priced Blu-ray cash-grabs, and I wanted to point at this edition and say “it didn’t affect my experience and it’s a waste of money.”

It did. And it’s not. As is the case in many things, I was plain wrong. [Read more...]

The Criterion Collection: All That Heaven Allows

All That Heaven Allows Criterion

As far as modern filmmaking goes, there aren’t many who have better utilized the medium like Sirk. [Read more...]

The Criterion Collection: Cartesius

Cartesius Criterion

“The search for truth requires a method.” So says Rene Descartes in one of Roberto Rossellini’s seldom seen television projects. [Read more...]

Southpaw (Fuqua, 2015)

southpaw poster

It is a testament to film’s great storytelling that a movie about a boxer makes the big final fight second fiddle to the story of a man and his daughter. [Read more...]

The Criterion Collection: The Leopard

The Leopard Blu-ray

The stuff of which dreams are made. But the dream ends, as all dreams do. [Read more...]