The folks at Shout Factory have been cranking Carpenter classics onto Blu-ray since they kicked off their Scream Factory genre label and have finally secured the rights to one of his most iconic and important efforts with Escape From New York.
The Salvation is not the art house neo-Western you may expect it to be, but more your basic bloody revenge story that offers up many of the thrills of grindhouse-era genre flicks.
Oscar winner John Zaritsky's A Different Drummer: Celebrating Eccentrics is a love letter to people who don't conform to societal expectations, an excellent topic that's a little too broad to contain in a single film.
Easily one of the oddest entries in this year’s Hot Docs Film Festival and also one of the best, Chuck Norris Vs. Communism sheds light on a strange moment in Romanian history.
For the first hour of it’s running time, (T)error is a slow build doc that borders on tedious despite incendiary subject matter, but the last section makes for a thrilling film that should not be missed.
As a portrait of an enigmatic cartoonist and comic book dream-weaver, Seth's Dominion is a wonderfully creative little doc that honors and embodies it’s subject, like few others.
Our in-depth interview with Tim Skousen, one of the co-directors of the wildly entertaining doc Raiders!, screening at this year's Hot Docs film fest.
Pitched somewhere between a real world nightmare and sick black comedy, Welcome To Leith serves up a story so unlikely that it could only be real.
On January 1, 2014 the state of Colorado went ahead and legalized the sale of marijuana. We probably all assumed someone would make a documentary about it the following year. Sure enough, Mitch Dickman did exactly that and bit off a little more that he could chew.
Live From New York! is the latest talking heads documentary to chronicle the remarkable history of the Saturday Night Live and it plays out pretty much as you’d expect.
Surely one of the most challenging entries in this year’s Hot Docs, Pervert Park dares to give a voice to and even strives to find empathy for a group of people who most viewers would rather pretend didn’t exist.
The Criterion Collection's Blu-ray rerelease of Preston Sturges' classic comedy Sullivan's Travels is a must-have for any cinephile. Few comedies age so well while also maintaining a certain gravitas.
Cut Bank uses a cast, setting and story similar to some of the best work put out by the Coen brothers, but this ain't the Coen brothers.
Another overlooked film that Shout Factory has chosen to be the next cult classic is Tobe Hooper's 1986 Cannon-produced remake of Invaders From Mars. You probably haven't seen it yet, but you probably should.
For two thirds of the running time, While We're Young feels like it might be Noah Baumbach’s finest outing to date. But does it stick the landing?
Jim McBride's 1983 remake of the French New Wave classic Breathless was doomed to fail but has in fact aged remarkably well, which is why Shout Factory has released a Blu-ray of this new cult classic.
Interstellar is certainly an impressive cinematic achievement on the biggest possible scale, just far from a perfect film. The highly visual film has been given top notch treatment for this showcase Blu-ray.
Errol Morris' first three documentaries get a well deserved Criterion treatment, with a double bill of Gates of Heaven and Vernon, Florida on one disc, and the modern classic crime doc The Thin Blue Line standing on its own.