Here you’ll find reviews/breakdowns of various disc-based releases from the distributors who were generous enough to provide screener copies; and you’ll no doubt notice my unwavering devotion to the aging SD format, DVD.

Mexican Horror Double – review

As fate would have it, my exploration of classic Mexican cinema continued the same day as my favourite Mexican restaurant, Arriba Cantina, re-opened after two long burrito-deprived years. After narrowly avoiding a food coma, I pressed play on this “Mexican Horror Classic Double Feature” comprising of Ladron De Cadaveres (aka the Body Snatcher) and El …

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Speakeasy: Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994) – review

Imprint Films have the ability to weed out the classic titles that would normally be filed under “Movies You Probably Haven’t Heard Of” and the latest in that category is Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle, released back in August. Robert Altman protégée, Alan Rudolph, directs this very sociable biography drama, centred on writer, poet, …

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“What’s your glitch?” REALITY BITES (1994) – review

Generation X is defined as people born between the years 1965 and 1980; the offspring of baby boomers, who were given their own cinematic portrait with The Big Chill.  By the 1990s the up-and-coming youth were portrayed in several teen and 20-something related films, perhaps most memorably in Reality Bites. Available now on Blu-ray from …

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