Classic Film/New Blu

  1. Lifeforce (1985) Cover Image

    Lifeforce (1985)

    I’ve always considered Lifeforce to be a genre-fan’s slam dunk: written by Dan O’Bannon and directed by Tobe Hooper, the film merges sci-fi and horror via a plot involving space vampires, zombies and a giant bio-mechanical spaceship hiding in the tail of Halley’s Comet intent on sucking the titular “life force” from everyone on Earth.

    Column Article, Classic Film/New Blu Adam Barraclough October 11, 2013
  2. Riddick Collection Cover Image

    Riddick Collection

    I expected Chronicles of Riddick to be a much messier experience as I recalled it being heavy on CGI, but was surprised when reminded that a lot of the film relies on practical effects and massive physical set-pieces.

    Column Article, Classic Film/New Blu Adam Barraclough September 5, 2013
  3. Jackie Brown (1997) Cover Image

    Jackie Brown (1997)

    Jackie Brown Dir: Quentin Tarantino Miramax 1997 154 minutes Rating: Quentin Tarantino detractors tend to utilize a few arguments when criticizing his films: he's overly beholden to style, his plotting is too gimmicky, he just "samples" older works.

    Column Article, Classic Film/New Blu Nick Hanover October 29, 2011