Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger The Red Shoes 1948
Joachim Trier The Worst Person in the World 2021
Martin Campbell Casino Royale 2006
Adrian Lyne Unfaithful 2002
Diane Lane gets it on with a French bookseller in Soho when she gets bored of Richard Gere.
Adrian Lyne Deep Water 2022
William Lustig Maniac Cop 2 1990
Dario Argento Phenomena 1985
Jennifer Connelly Giallo style in 4K via Arrow Films.
Goliath Season 4
James L. Brooks Broadcast News 1987
Siân Heder CODA 2021
Jonathan Kaplan The Accused 1988
Essential late 80s film.
William Lusting Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence 1993
4k rewatch, as with other Maniac Cop films; co-produced and written by Larry Cohen. Robert Davi is great in these films, in MC 3 we find Robert Forster as a smooth talking self-as·sured Doctor Powell. Excellent score by Joel Goldsmith.
Joanna Hogg The Souvenir: Part II 2021
Very nice film!
Wes Craven The Hills Have Eyes 1977
Visually beautiful film, shot in the Mojave Desert by cinematography Eric Saarinen, who's father was the great architect Eero Saarinen, and grandfather Eliel Saarinen.
Jon Watts Spider-Man: Homecoming 2017
My friend described this as an homage to the more edgy 80s high school films. Good stuff.
Kathryn Bigelow Near Dark 1987
One of the best vampire films. Music by Tangerine Dream. Beautiful dark stuff, shot by Adam Greenberg (Terminator, Terminator 2, Ghost). Essential 80s film.
Billy Wilder Some Like It Hot 1959
Essential 4K rewatch.
John Huston The Maltese Falcon 1941
Chad Stahelski John Wick 2014
Essential 4K rewatch.
Richard Tuggle Tightrope 1984
Very strange Clint Eastwood film, prostitute obsessed detective in New Orleans after a serial killer.
Jane Campion The Water Diary 2006
Children reacting to drought.
Thomas Vinterberg Last Round 1993
Stunning early film by Vinterberg, starring Thomas Bo Larsen.
Thomas Vinterberg The Boy Who Walked Backwards 1994
Another beaut by Vinterberg.
Jesper Jargil The Purified 2003
Dogma 95 documentary.
Douglas Sirk Written on the Wind 1956
Manhattan to Texas with Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack, and Dorothy Malone. Stunning photography by Russell Metty. Perhaps Sirk's best.
Jon Watts Spider-Man: Far From Home 2019
High school film with kids going on a cultural tour through Europe, with some trouble from water and fire.
Nicolas Winding Refn Pusher 1996
First Refn film, stunning performance by Kim Bodnia as Frank. Also early film for Mads Mikkelsen.
John Huston The Misfits 1961
Liu Chia-Liang The 8 Diagram Pole Fighter 1984
Brand new Arrow Films release of Shaw Brothers classic.
Joseph L. Mankiewicz All About Eve 1950
Eve = Evil.
Katt Shea Poison Ivy 1992
Michael Steinberg, Neal Jimenez The Waterdance 1992
Eric Stoltz, Wesley Snipes, and William Forsythe play paraplegics in a rehabilitation home. Pretty good film, Snipes and Forsythe are stunning. Grace Zabriskie plays Forsythe's mother.
Todd Haynes Far from Heaven 2002
Haynes on Sirk. Great film.
Peter Tscherkassky Train Again 2021
Noticed clips from Spirit of the Beehive and The Shining this time around. Great film.
Peter Tscherkassky Dream Work 2001
Goliath Season 1 & 2
Watching these the last couple of weeks. Again good cast, with more Billy Bob Thornton and John Hurt plus Maria Bello, Molly Parker, Lou Diamond Phillips, Paul Williams and many more.
Grace Lee Barrier Device 2002
Short film on Criterion Channel with Sandra Oh.
Michael Anderson Logan’s Run 1976
Not a fan of the film but love Jenny Agutter & Richard Jordan in it.
Neil Burger Limitless 2011
I call this too fried on friday night to watch criterion....