Richard Linklater’s cinematic flashback captures a rich pageant of high school life, circa 1976, in a mere 100 minutes.
Tim Burton’s ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ on Disney+
‘Nemesis’ – Albert Pyun’s cyborg apocalypse on Peacock
Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Cronos’ on HBO Max and Criterion Channel
‘Three Colors’ – Kieslowski’s sublime trilogy on The Criterion Channel and HBO Max
The three colors are blue, white and red. They are the colors of the French flag, of course, and they are appropriated by director Krzysztof Kieslowski along with the themes of the motto they more or less represent: liberty, equality, fraternity. But the films Three Colors: Blue (1993), Three Colors: White (1993), and Three Colors: […]
Blu-ray: ‘Tierra,’ ‘Vacas,’ ‘Red Squirrel’ – Three by Julio Medem on Olive
Vacas (Olive Films, Blu-ray, DVD) Red Squirrel (Olive Films, Blu-ray, DVD) Tierra (Olive Films, Blu-ray, DVD) The vivid and lush films of Spain’s Julio Medem are as much about his country’s distinctive landscapes and natural wonders as they are about the restless and obsessive characters that wander through his world. Lovers of the Arctic Circle […]