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Tag Archive for 'Paul Schrader'

Dog Eat Dog (Blu-ray Review)

Legendary filmmaker Paul Schrader directs this “sordid and engaging crime drama” (The Hollywood Reporter) starring Academy Award winner Nicolas Cage (Leaving Las Vegas) and Academy Award nominee Willem Dafoe (Platoon). Ex-cons Troy (Cage), Mad Dog (Dafoe) and Diesel (Christopher Matthew Cook) are hired by an eccentric mob boss to kidnap a baby for a large […]

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Taxi Driver – 40th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray Review)

So it seems that every five years we will be getting a new edition of Taxi Driver on whatever home format is available. The classic Martin Scorsese neo-noir/psychological thriller has been given its share of acclaim so many times that delving into something new about the film almost feels unnecessary. And yet, this latest release […]

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Encapsulated Movie Reviews – Seven New Indie Titles

The only thing stranger than Doctor Strange this week is the continued unprecedented amount of cinematic offerings for those with an eye out for alternative moving pictures.  (Movies find a way!)  From passionate docs about everything from climate change to unbroken human spirit to dramas about coming to terms with baggage past and present (and […]

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Dying Of The Light (Blu-ray Review)

Academy Award® winner Nicolas Cage (Best Actor in a Leading Role, Leaving Las Vegas, 1995) ignites a powder keg of action in the electrifying cloak-and-dagger thriller Dying of the Light.  The film is currently available On Demand. From the writer of Taxi Driver and co-writer ofRaging Bull, Dying of the Light also features Anton Yelchin (Star […]

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Nicolas Cage Stars In Action Thriller Dying of the Light Arriving On Blu-ray February 17

Academy Award® winner Nicolas Cage (Best Actor in a Leading Role, Leaving Las Vegas, 1995) ignites a powder keg of action in the electrifying cloak-and-dagger thriller Dying of the Light, arriving on Blu-ray™ (plus Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital) and Digital HD February 17th from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The film is currently available On Demand. […]

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Cat People – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

I have never seen the original Cat People film from which this is based.  But from what I gather, this is a case in which a remake is a novel concept because the original film wasn’t very good in the first place.  Universal was trying to jump on the coattails off the success of the […]

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Scream Factory’s CAT PEOPLE & DIE MONSTER DIE! Detailed!

On the day following my birthday, Scream Factory will be treating us to two very different vintage horror films. We first take it back to one of Scream Factory’s favorite periods, the 80s.   A ‘Collectors Edition’ of Paul Scrader’s cult classic, erotic horror remake of Cat People.  This title was one of their big […]

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“Taxi Driver” Picks You Up On Blu-ray April 5th

Oh yes, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is finally bringing Taxi Driver to the Blu-ray format this April!  Taxi Driver is considered one of the best character studies and even one of the best films of all time.  What will truly separate this release from all the others that have come before is that SPHE has […]

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