Fresh on Blu-ray: ‘ROBOCOP’ sequel is retooled for collectors

March 19th, 2017 | Blu-ray Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Editor ROBOCOP 2 [Collector's Edition] Rated R, 117 minutes. Director: Irvin Kershner Cast: Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Belinda Bauer,Gabriel Damon, Dan O'Herlihy and Tom Noonan Available on Blu-ray Tuesday through Shout! Factory. Your movie, creep The RoboCop franchise lies deep in the heart of Texas. Much of the 1987 original film was shot in Dallas, while some scenes in its 1990 sequel were famously filmed in and around ...

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Filmmaker Julia Ducournau bites into the humanity of cannibalism in ‘RAW’

by Preston Barta When you look at movies like 2014’s Boyhood or even last year’s Best Picture-winning Moonlight, it’s easy for people to see their lives reflected on screen because of a filmmaker’s specificity. The more detailed a filmmaker is with his or her film, the more you’ll connect, because individuality is what unites us. While Raw marks Julia Ducournau’s feature debut as a writer and director, she shows no signs of being an amateur. Her ...

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Fresh On Criterion: ’45 YEARS’ showcases more than just a great performance from Charlotte Rampling

March 18th, 2017 | Blu-ray Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Jared McMillan // Film Critic 45 YEARS Rated R, 95 minutes Director: Andrew Haigh Cast: Charlotte Rampling, Tom Courtenay and Geraldine James Available for purchase on Criterion.com Anyone who has been in a long-term relationship knows that there are ebbs and flows, ups and downs during its duration. Most of the time, it has to do with something menial, but there are those big instances that make or break a relationship. Cinema has always made ...

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