Children of the Corn (Arrow Video) – Blu-ray Review

Novel adaptations are rampant in the world of film, but some authors have struggled to see their work successfully translated from the page to the screen, and perhaps no author has had a rougher go of it than Maine’s most famous son: Stephen King. While there are certainly classic films ascribed to the modern horror Read more about Children of the Corn (Arrow Video) – Blu-ray Review[…]

Re-Animator (Arrow Video) – Blu-ray Review

The last 5-8 years has seen an explosion in interest in the works and universe created by H.P. Lovecraft, a writer who during his own lifetime languished in obscurity and, depending on who you asked, either reveled in or eventually overcame the racism which surfaced in some of his work. Signs of Lovecraft’s influence permeate Read more about Re-Animator (Arrow Video) – Blu-ray Review[…]

Pulse – Blu-ray Review

Finding the deep and penetrating threads within the horror zeitgeist requires not only watching a vast number of films but being able to recognize which films you’ve seen surface again and again in the works of others, whether in visuals, themes, cinematography, etc. When the re-make of The Ring hit American shores courtesy of Gore Verbinski, Read more about Pulse – Blu-ray Review[…]

The Driller Killer – Blu-ray Review

Discussions of Abel Ferrara’s career usually center around Ms. 45, King of New York, and Bad Lieutenant, a trifecta of gritty dives into urban life through the eyes of a disturbed series of characters. Ferrara has a natural gift for the illuminating the street-level view of the world, and despite a somewhat erratic filmography, has managed to leave Read more about The Driller Killer – Blu-ray Review[…]

Josh’s Top Ten Blu-rays of 2016

It’s an exciting time to collect physical media. Much like the demise of “brick and mortar” stores was vastly overstated, the death of physical media seems like a pipe dream. Boutique releasing companies continue to spring up, in this year alone we saw the resurrection of the Vestron Video Imprint, the genesis of Shout! Factory’s Read more about Josh’s Top Ten Blu-rays of 2016[…]