Category: Blu-ray Reviews

Blu-ray Review – Altered States (1980)

(Originally Written for Inside Pulse Movies) If Sheldon Cooper, from television’s The Big Bang Theory, decided to create a film that he thought would be susceptible to mass appeal, Altered States might be the result. It’s an entirely unique film, but one that is so strange and smart that it begins to alienate its audience…


Blu-ray Review – A Hollis Frampton Odyssey (Criterion Collection)

(Originally written for Inside Pulse Movies) Making my way through twenty-four of Hollis Frampton’s films, thanks to the Criterion Collection, reminded me of the time I walked through one of New York City’s contemporary art museums, the Guggenheim. Walking through the winding halls of the Guggenheim Museum, I couldn’t figure out why a completely black…


Blu-ray Review – La haine (Criterion Collection)

(Originally written for Inside Pulse Movies) La haine, which translates to “hate” in English, is a perfect title for Mathieu Kassovitz’s film, which revolves entirely around the hatred that brews between the teenagers in France’s projects, and the corrupt police officers that attempt to control them. Everything that happens in the first two acts leads…