Tag Archives: Cohen Media Group

Movies Till Dawn: More Silents, Please

“The Buster Keaton Collection, Volume 1: The General/Steamboat Bill, Jr.” (1926/1928, Cohen Media Group) Two of Keaton’s final features made under his own independent production shingle, and though both were box office failures at the time of their release, they’re … Continue reading

Posted in Movies | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Movies Till Dawn: Under the Radar (Rarely Seen, Forgotten or Hard to Find)

“Under the Silver Lake” (2018, Lionsgate) Grimy, idle Angeleno Andrew Garfield looks into the disappearance of his come-hither neighbor (Riley Keough) and falls headlong into a web of underground death cults, pet serial killers, and a slew of cryptic signs … Continue reading

Posted in Movies | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Movies Till Dawn: Bride of (Mostly) New Movies

“On the Basis of Sex” (2018, Universal Home Video/Focus Features) Tracing the arc of Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Felicity Jones) from Harvard Law School to the groundbreaking discrimination case that would pave her way to the Supreme Court. Directed and penned … Continue reading

Posted in Movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Movies Till Dawn: Watch It! This Weekend (After Life Edition)

“You Were Never Really Here” (2017, Lionsgate) Burnt to a haunted cinder by a lifetime of unspeakable violence, Joe (Joaquin Phoenix) purges a ceaseless death wish by stalking and murdering those who traffic in underage girls. Writer-director Lynne Ramsay‘s adaptation … Continue reading

Posted in Movies, Music | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Movies Till Dawn: What You Could Be Watching This Weekend (International Kaleidoscope Edition)

“A Fistful of Dollars: Special Edition” (1964, Kino Lorber) Grizzled stranger Clint Eastwood enters a small Mexican town dominated by two warring families, and offers his peerless talents with a pistol to both sides. An unofficial remake of Akira Kurosawa’s … Continue reading

Posted in Movies | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Movies Till Dawn: What You Could Be Watching This Week (Wolf Boy Mohawk Wallah Edition)

“Mohawk” (2017, Dark Sky Films) As her elders debate whether to join the Americans or the British during the War of 1812, a young Native American woman (Kaniehtiio Horn) finds that her mind has been made up for her when … Continue reading

Posted in Movies, Television | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Movies Till Dawn: What You Could Be Watching This Weekend (End of the Year Road Trip Edition)

“Waiting For Guffman” (1997, Warner Archives Collection) If “Spinal Tap” found the all-too-human elements in oversized personalities, then “Guffman” – Christopher Guest’s first feature “mockumentary” as director/co-writer” – uncovers the stratospheric (if deeply weird) ambitions behind small-town, small-time life. Employing … Continue reading

Posted in Movies | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Movies Till Dawn: What You Could Be Watching This Pre-Halloween Weekend (Bite-Sized Sugar Skull Edition)

“Land of the Dead” (2005, Shout Factory) The late George A. Romero‘s last solid zombie effort (two more lower-budgeted entries were released after it), which closes the door on civilization by suggesting that the dead may actually be more human … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellanious, Movies | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Movies Till Dawn: ‘Tis the Season – High Tension for the Holidays

“Don’t Breathe” (2016, Sony) What seems at first like the simplest of robberies – the theft of insurance money hidden in the home of a blind man (Stephen Lang) – proves far more complicated for a trio of young and … Continue reading

Posted in Music | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Movies Till Dawn: A Month of Monsters, Part 5 (A Milder Sort of Macabre Edition)

“Chandu the Magician” (1932, Kino Lorber) Who can save the world from the arch-villain Roxor (Bela Lugosi)? Only one man – Chandu the Magician (Edmund Lowe), who pits his mastery of mystical arts against Roxor’s death ray. At 71 minutes, … Continue reading

Posted in Movies | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment