Rediscover: Canoa: A Shameful Memory
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Rediscover: Canoa: A Shameful Memory

The Criterion Collection has recently released Canoa, a wise decision for a film with a…

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Oeuvre: Demme: The Silence of the Lambs
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Oeuvre: Demme: The Silence of the Lambs

It’s not the cinematic hole in one its reputation suggests, but The Silence of The…

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From the Vaults of Streaming Hell: The Dino King
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From the Vaults of Streaming Hell: The Dino King

Cheap fodder like this instead succeeds only at lulling kids into a somnolent, dead-eyed haze.

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Revisit: The Good Shepherd
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Revisit: The Good Shepherd

De Niro wants the film to be political, but he is too cavalier with historical…

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Oeuvre: Demme: Married to the Mob
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Oeuvre: Demme: Married to the Mob

Married to the Mob is the second in Demme’s trilogy of underestimated women.

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Holy Hell! The Fifth Element Turns 20
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Holy Hell! The Fifth Element Turns 20

The Fifth Element keeps its eye on entertainment above all else, which led to its…

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Revisit: The Money Pit
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Revisit: The Money Pit

Despite how much the world loves Tom Hanks, not every Hanks vehicle was an instant…

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Oeuvre: Demme: Swimming to Cambodia
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Oeuvre: Demme: Swimming to Cambodia

Jonathan Demme and Spalding Gray are both gone, but this film remains their testament to…

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From the Vaults of Streaming Hell: Black Shampoo
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From the Vaults of Streaming Hell: Black Shampoo

Maybe blaxploitation films just fared better when they were aping gangster movies and vampire flicks…

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Rediscover: The Tree of Wooden Clogs
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Rediscover: The Tree of Wooden Clogs