Cinapse Weekly Roundup – Third Week of December, 2014
Weekly Roundup

Cinapse Weekly Roundup – Third Week of December, 2014

  Out on Christmas, the new comedy from Seth Rogen and Jam…what? Pulled from release you say? Theater chains bent over you say? Sony folded…

Blu-ray Review: STONEHEARST ASYLUM: More Inane than Insane
Home Video Review

Blu-ray Review: STONEHEARST ASYLUM: More Inane than Insane

On the surface and indeed in the opening act, Stonehearst Asylum offers much promise. Based on The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether by…

THE ARCHIVIST – Volume VIII – Missions In The East And West With THE DEFECTOR [1966] and WICHITA [1955]
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THE ARCHIVIST – Volume VIII – Missions In The East And West With THE DEFECTOR [1966] and WICHITA [1955]

  Welcome back to The Archivist! This week, you are privy to the first proper installment under my adoption. I bring you a double feature,…

The Empowered Female in A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 4: THE DREAM MASTER
Editorial

The Empowered Female in A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 4: THE DREAM MASTER

In honor of #30YearsOfNightmare, I decided to pay homage to my favorite film in the franchise by unpacking its power for a perceptive audience and…

New On Blu: JUDGMENT AT NUREMBERG
Home Video Review

New On Blu: JUDGMENT AT NUREMBERG

Judgment At Nuremberg was released on Blu-Ray on November 11 in a limited edition of 3000 from Twilight Time. Judgment At Nuremberg is concerned with…

FOXCATCHER: Beautiful, Distant, and Hollow
Theatrical Review

FOXCATCHER: Beautiful, Distant, and Hollow

There’s a chilliness at the core of Bennett Miller’s Foxcatcher that makes itself known from the first frame of the film onward, a stubborn refusal…

Knee Jerks: Thoughts On Sony’s Cancellation of THE INTERVIEW
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Knee Jerks: Thoughts On Sony’s Cancellation of THE INTERVIEW

  [NOTE: You can read Cinapse staffer Jacob Knight’s full review and thoughts on the film and its cancellation, even more of interest now because…

Two Cents: THE LADY VANISHES
Two Cents

Two Cents: THE LADY VANISHES

  I could not possibly allow a Two Cents column to happen right now my good man, not when Cricket is on the line. Certainly…

THE LONG GOODBYE (1973)
Home Video Review

THE LONG GOODBYE (1973)

The Long Goodbye was released on October 29 on Blu-ray through Kino Classics. Robert Altman’s The Long Goodbye is an anti-film noir. And while I…

BEAUTIFUL GIRL: Tragedy Porn?
Home Video Review

BEAUTIFUL GIRL: Tragedy Porn?

Beautiful Girl is currently available for sale or rent from Amazon Instant, Vudu, or iTunes. Allow me to start this review by making the following…