Everything Coming to The Criterion Channel as it Launches This Month

The Criterion Channel launches Monday, replacing that void left in cinephile hearts everywhere after the shuttering of FilmStruck just four months ago. Subscribers can expect very little difference ...

Criterion Channel Announces First Month of Programming — Stream 10 David Lynch Movies and More

Criterion Channel Announces First Month of Programming — Stream 10 David Lynch Movies and More Out of the ashes of FilmStruck comes the Criterion Channel, which is launching April 8 and has announced an exciting first slate of new programming being added onto the streaming platform throughout ...

My Name Is Julia Ross Available on Blu-ray from Arrow Academy February 19th

My Name Is Julia Ross will be available on Blu-ray from Arrow Academy February 19th After a promising start on Poverty Row quickies, Joseph H. Lewis (The Big Combo) made his first film at Columbia ...

Terror in a Texas Town

On paper it’s a western with everything — a major star, decent supporting players, a cult director and sideways references to the blacklisting years. But even with its ya-gotta-see-it-to-believe-it ...

Terror In A Texas Town Starring Sterling Hayden Available on Blu-ray July 11th From Arrow Video

Terror In A Texas Town will be Available on Blu-ray and DVD on July 11th From Arrow Video For his 41st and final feature film, Joseph H. Lewis was able to combine the two genres in which he had ...

Cult Horror, Film Noir, and Sci-Fi Movies Tonight on TCM: Ulmer Remembered

Edgar G. Ulmer movies on TCM: 'The Black Cat' & 'Detour' Turner Classic Movies' June 2017 Star of the Month is Audrey Hepburn, but Edgar G. Ulmer is its film personality of the evening on June 6. TCM ...

March 21st Blu-ray & DVD Releases Include Robocop Sequels, Teen Witch, Wolf Creek Season 1

March 21st is a big day for cult film fans, not to mention all you RoboCop enthusiasts out there, as Tuesday has a variety of horror and sci-fi offerings that you’ll undoubtedly want to add to your ...

In a Lonely Place

It's a different Bogart -- a character performance in a Nicholas Ray noir about distrust anxiety in romance. Gloria Grahame is the independent woman who must withhold her commitment... until a murder ...

British Film Noir Collection | DVD Review

In a novel effort to stress that film noir wasn’t a film movement specifically an output solely produced for American audiences, Kino Lorber releases a five disc set of obscure noir examples released ...

Watch: Film Noir as a Subversion of Melodrama

Noir is a “challenge to dominant values,” according to critic Peter Labuza in this concise visual essay on one of cinephiles’ favorite “modes.” Bridging The Classical Hollywood Cinema with the ...

Watch: Film Noir as a Subversion of Melodrama

Noir is a “challenge to dominant values,” according to critic Peter Labuza in this concise visual essay on one of cinephiles’ favorite “modes.” Bridging The Classical Hollywood Cinema with the ...

Notebook's 6th Writers Poll: Fantasy Double Features of 2013

Looking back over the year at what films moved and impressed us, it is clear that watching old films is a crucial part of making new films meaningful. Thus, the annual tradition of our end of year ...

Cannes 2013. Passing Shots: Farhadi, Kore-Eda, Kashyap, Jodorowsky

The Past (Asghar Farhadi, France) Competition I had forgotten what had rubbed me the wrong way about Farhadi's A Separation, but it didn't take The Past more than five minutes before a single cut ...

Three Takes #3: Joseph H. Lewis' "My Name Is Julia Ross"

Three Takes is a column dedicated to the art of short-form criticism. Each week, three writers—Calum Marsh, Fernando F. Croce, and Joseph Jon Lanthier—offer stylized capsules which engage, in brief, ...

Movie Poster of the Week: Jacques Tourneur’s “Wichita” and Andrew Sarris’s Expressive Esoterica

Above: Wichita (Jacques Tourneur, USA, 1955). The great Andrew Sarris—dean of American film critics, thorn in the side of Pauline Kael, and the man who introduced the auteur theory to America—passed ...

Turner Classic Movies and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Team Up on New TCM Vault Collection DVDs

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Sphe) are joining forces on a new line of DVDs to be made available as part of the TCM Vault Collection. The offerings will include ...

Shadows of Film Noir: Gun Crazy

Shadows of Film Noir: Gun Crazy The Subject Joseph H. Lewis' Gun Crazy: made in 1949 and released in January of 1950 by United Artists. (Sometimes known as "Deadly Is the Female.") It has been selected for inclusion in the Library ...

Who Wants More Noir? Columbia's B-Movies Hit The Roxie

More good news for my favorite film genre! Back in May, I attended and wrote about the great “I Wake Up Dreaming” noir film festival at San Francisco’s Roxie Theater, hosted by Elliot Lavine. ...

Nina Foch Tribute

Nina Foch, who died last December, will be remembered by USC’s School of Cinematic Arts with “A Tribute to Nina Foch” on Tuesday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and ...

Oscar Nominee Foch Dies After Falling Ill At University

Oscar Nominee Foch Dies After Falling Ill At University Oscar nominee Nina Foch has died in Los Angeles. She was 84. The actress fell ill while teaching at the University of Southern California on Thursday. She died the following day of complications from ...