May 1, 2013 05:47
The lesbian overtones of the Le Fanu’s tale are unleashed in this version, considered quite racy in its day and still possessing a palpable erotic charge, due in large part to Ingrid Pitt’s passionate performance as the bloodthirsty Carmilla, who......
April 24, 2013 10:22
David Cronenberg’s 1991 screen version of William S. Burroughs’ controversial 1959 novel isn’t so much an adaptation as a reimagining and reinterpretation of the author’s hallucinatory head trip — although it very much captures the unique (and twisted) Burroughs spirit....
April 17, 2013 09:53
A fact-based story gets first-class treatment in this enthralling mini-series, originally broadcast on the BBC. In September 1942, the Laconia, an old cruise ship refitted as a troop ship for the war effort, is en route to Liverpool carrying Italian POWs, Polish soldiers and some civilians when it is torpedoed by a German U-boat....
April 10, 2013 09:52
The popular ’70s British TV series gets a first-rate screen update in this crackling, stylish police thriller that adds more firepower and more profanity yet stays true to the spirit of the series....
April 3, 2013 08:45
In the annals of typecasting, few actors were more associated with a single role than Bela Lugosi (1882-1956) was with the character of Count Dracula....
March 27, 2013 08:54
Among the many giant-monster movies of the ’50s and ’60s, this 1961 British effort, newly available in an “ultimate collector’s edition,” stands tall as one of the best....
March 20, 2013 09:57
Phantasm mythos. Having barely escaped the events of the first film, Mike (James LeGros) and Reggie (a returning Reggie Bannister) take the fight to the mysterious and malevolent Tall Man (Angus Scrimm again), pursuing him and his ghoulish minions across California....
March 13, 2013 09:39
Based on Graham Green’s novel — although not entirely faithfully — Fritz Lang’s 1944 suspense thriller is top-notch entertainment in the best Hitchcock tradition. Indeed, some cineastes prefer Lang to Hitchcock....
March 6, 2013 08:04
Were it not for a confusing script, this 1972 adaptation of James Munro’s novel might well have been one of the better of the many James Bond knock-offs that proliferated during that time....
Feb. 27, 2013 09:02
Although critics were divided by Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest film, it earned three (welldeserved) Academy Award nominations for Best Actor (Joaquin Phoenix), Best Supporting Actor (Philip Seymour Hoffman) and Best Supporting Actress (Amy Adams)....

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