Severin has recently released my favorite Alejandro Jodorowsky film on DVD, the magnificent Santa Sangre (1989). Santa Sangre has been one of my favorite films since I originally saw it on video back in 1990. It had an extremely limited theatrical run and hasn’t been available on DVD in the US until now. Severin did an amazing job on their release and the DVD looks … Continue reading Jodorowsky at Severin
My blogging buddy Peter Nellhaus over at Coffee, Coffee and more Coffee has asked me to contribute my own list of “20 Favorite Actresses” to a new film meme making the rounds of the blogosphere. Frankly I was just going to blow him off and ignore his request because these meme things tend to make me nuts but Peter is too nice a guy to … Continue reading The Eyes Have It
At the Britannica blog Raymond Benson has finished listing off his Top 10 Favorite Films of 1968 so if you’re interested in the final results stop by and give them a look. I’ve mentioned on numerous occasions how much I dislike making lists of favorite films myself since they’re limited by what I’ve seen and are subject to change at anytime. Roger Ebert recently asked … Continue reading My Top 20 Favorite Films of 1968
Summer is coming to an end and I thought I’d make mention of a couple of new and upcoming book releases that I’m looking forward to reading. First up is John Phillip Law: Diabolik Angel written by Carlos Aguilar and his wife Anita Haas. They worked closely with John Phillip Law on the book before his unfortunate death this summer and it promises to be … Continue reading End of the Summer Reading
Favorite DVD Releases of 2007: Part IV. – Top 30 DVDs #21-30 Brian Stirner in Overlord (1975) Overlord (Criterion) Please see my review of Stuart Cooper’s Overlord (1975) HERE. James Fox in Performance (1970) Performance (Warner Home Video) I spent a lot of time writing about Performance (1970) last year and you can find links to all my posts below: – The British Are Coming … Continue reading Favorite DVD Releases of 2007: Part IV.
My favorite Diana Ross film is coming to DVD on May 1st and I’m really looking forward to it! Mahogany (1975) is classic seventies-style camp that features some of the decade’s most awe inspiring fashions and great over-the-top performances. If you haven’t had the pleasure of experiencing Mahogany for yourself, you’re in for a real treat and for its long time fans, all I can … Continue reading Mahogany On DVD!
I don’t know if I’ll get around to writing about all the Lucio Fulci films that have recently been released and re-released on DVD anytime soon, but I recently wrote about Fulci’s Perversion Story (Una sull’altra, 1969) for Cinedelica which was released by Severin Films late last month. Perversion Story is a great erotic thriller and I wouldn’t necessarily refer to it as a “giallo … Continue reading Perversion Story