Don Johnson stars in the film directed by L.Q. Jones from the Harlan Ellison novella

‘A Boy and His Dog’ on Amazon Prime Video and Shout! Factory TV

A Boy and His Dog (1976), the directorial debut of longtime character actor and Sam Peckinpah regular L.Q. Jones, is not the first post-apocalyptic vision of America but it does offer a different approach to the empty streets and ghostly cities that previously stood in for life after the end. Jones, adapting the novella by […]

The Supermarionation stars of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson's 'Captain Scarlet & the Mysterons'

New on Shout! Factory TV for November 2015

Shout! Factory TV has just released its new programming additions for the month of November. Among the new offers this month are the complete runs of six Supermarionation shows by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson, including their most famous series Thunderbirds and their grim invasion thriller Captain Scarlet & the Mysterons, Alfred Hitchcock’s Foreign Correspondent (1940) […]

Orson Welles’s ‘Othello’ on Shout! Factory TV and Fandor

Orson Welles’ 1952 masterpiece Othello, his shoestring-budgeted adaptation of the Shakespeare tragedy, is an example of creative will overcoming physical liability. Using primitive (by Hollywood standards) equipment and a rotating crew, and interrupting his shoot to raise money, Welles shot in spurts over three years all over Italy and Morocco and matched images shot in […]