Elevator to the Gallows is a film devoted to romantic fatalism, and this resigned impression amplifies the film’s atmospheric rigidity.
A model meeting of subject and director, and of art and cultural consciousness.
For all its genre promise, this 1957 feature struggles to fortify itself as a sustained adventure.
There is enough intriguing randomness to support a cursory interest, simply for the sheer unpredictability of it all.
Casa de Lava thrives on a persistent disparity of textures, cultures, and personalities
The Philadelphia Story is the epitome of classic Hollywood artistry, and a prime showcase for the era’s equally refined elegance.
He Walked by Night is an above average low-budget thriller, no matter who gets the credit.
What Dawson City: Frozen Time accomplishes above all else, is to provide hope for those who lament the 75 percent of silent cinema considered lost.
As unique as any other Dreyer production, and boldly divergent from any other film of the era
There is no denying Haneke’s practiced art of assault.
Fulci has stated multiple times that Don’t Torture a Duckling was a favorite of his own films. All things considered, it’s easy to see why.
Absurd and garish, it’s a satisfying Jess Franco film, especially for the Franco-initiated.