“The one significant element of the film's narrative not touched on in this essay is the way 'Tony' refuses to supply the Company with any new business after his return. It seems to me this is . . .”
“Blow-Up is my first choice for a deluxe Criterion Blu-ray release. I kept hoping and wishing; unfortunately I heard a few days ago that it's being re-released on DVD through the Warner Archives. . . .”
“I was eager to watch Walkabout again so I tried to rent the BD from Netflix, but it showed "Very Long Wait" status, which usually means unavailable. I imagine some horrified Netflix employee has . . .”
DVD Phreak on Exchanging Defective Discs,
about 23 hours ago.
“Thank you, Mr. Cowie, for this interesting and endearing anecdote. Tati, one of my favorite directors, remains one of history's great filmmakers, and seems to have overall been a fine human . . .”
Barry Moore on Flashback: Jacques Tati,
1 day ago.
“Gordon was a terrific character actress, who came into her own as a film performer in the autumn of her years. Like Thelma Ritter, it was as if Gordon was born to play older characters. The . . .”
Barry Moore on Repertory Pick: Devilish Fun at the Brattle,
1 day ago.