Tag Archive for 'Carl Franklin'

4Ks for After Hours, Breathless, One False Move & More Coming to The Criterion Collection July 2023

Coming in July: a selection of American classics including After Hours, a Kafkaesque NYC nightmare by Martin Scorsese; One False Move, a razor-sharp neonoir by Carl Franklin; The Watermelon Woman, a trailblazing Black lesbian meta-comedy by Cheryl Dunye; and The Ranown Westerns: Five Films Directed by Budd Boetticher, a collection of five taut, unexpectedly profound westerns starring Randolph […]


Devil In A Blue Dress – The Criterion Collection (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

Seeing the announcement of Devil in a Blue Dress as an upcoming 4K release from the Criterion Collection was a great joy. An underperformer at the time of its release, only to find more appreciation as the years have gone why, this period thriller starring Denzel Washington brings together two major ideas – a neo-noir […]


Raging Bull, Devil in a Blue Dress, Okja & More Coming to The Criterion Collection July 2022

This year’s Oscar winner for Best International Feature Film, Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s Drive My Car, will make its home-video debut in July alongside David Lean’s radiant Technicolor gem about romantic longing, Summertime, and a stacked 4K UHD slate: Carl Franklin’s stylish noir set in segregated 1940s Los Angeles, Devil in a Blue Dress; Bong Joon Ho’s modern fairy tale […]


Bless Me, Ultima Movie Review – Just Seen It

Rachel, Brenna and Sean review this movie based on the bestselling novel by Rudolfo Anaya. Ultima is a Curandera – a healer and protector in native American culture. When she comes to live with Antonio, she teaches him about her spiritual world. Under her guidance, he grows in his faith. WATCH US ON PBS SOCAL […]