Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer is a visceral, emotional, and highly distressing work.
It is this exhibition of an ostensible reality, but one doused with hallucinations, dreams, or genuinely existing absurdity, that makes Buñuel the quintessentially surreal artist that he is.
Released in two different versions, one in 1948, one in 1950, both included on this Olive Films disc, this particular rendering of Macbeth ranks among Welles’s best.
As noted by Martin Scorsese, arguably the film’s biggest champion, 'One-Eyed Jacks' is quite unlike anything else around.
'Private Vices, Public Virtues' is primarily concerned with a vigorous repudiation of sociopolitical order and decorum.
In a country where the designation carried significant political and aesthetic wartime weight, 'One of Our Aircraft Is Missing' is populist British propaganda at its best.
If Strategic Air Command is anything, it is an impressively ardent love letter to military aviation.
The Quiet Man is a joyous and dazzling movie to behold, and a touching portrait of Ford’s endearing, and enduring, Irish heritage.
If The Hills Have Eyes emerges as disturbing as it does, it’s because the viewer is often left to fill in the graphic blanks.
Pop culture may have worn away some of 'Carrie'’s concluding shock, but the realization of its stylized, tragic, and destructive final sequence remains effectively engaging.
This is just the kind of Jess Franco movie one hopes for. Almost a genre unto himself, he fills 'Daughter of Dracula' with his own personal compilation of recurring traits.
Not surprisingly for a Fuller film, many of the best sequences in Fixed Bayonets! showcase aspects of the endeavor in formally impressive fashion.