1975

A review of Shout! Factory’s excellent new DVD/Blu-ray re-issue of the 1975 sci-fi post-apocalyptic film ‘A Boy and His Dog’!

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‘Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom’ is a shocking, graphic film that uses extreme sadism as an allegory for the destruction of traditional values. And it’s out on Blu-ray from Criterion now.

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For 1 Year, 100 Movies, contributor/filmmaker Trey Hock is watching all of AFI’s 100 Years, 100 Movies list (compiled in 2007) in one year. His reactions to each film are recorded here twice a week until the year (and list) is up! In 1975, “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” took home the Big Five [...]

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For 1 Year, 100 Movies, contributor/filmmaker Trey Hock is watching all of AFI’s 100 Years, 100 Movies list (compiled in 2007) in one year. His reactions to each film are recorded here twice a week until the year (and list) is up! 35 years ago, “Jaws” was released and the way movies are marketed and [...]

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For 1 Year, 100 Movies, contributor/filmmaker Trey Hock is watching all of AFI’s 100 Years, 100 Movies list (compiled in 2007) in one year. His reactions to each film are recorded here twice a week until the year (and list) is up! Robert Altman’s “Nashville” is to film what language immersion programs are to foreign [...]

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Like Neil Young’s best distortion-filled rock, “Cortez the Killer” is sloppy, melodic, and beautiful.

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You knew it was bound to happen. Hell, I’m wondering why it took me 10 weeks to get to this band. Here it is. Let the debate begin. My 10th choice (not ranked, just the 10th “Great Song” I’ve chosen for this series) for a classic, timeless rock n’ roll song is by a band [...]

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