At the height of the Cold War, the chilling thought that we couldn’t tell the enemy from ourselves was too much to for audiences, who turned a cold shoulder to The Manchurian Candidate. Now that’s its on Criterion Blu-ray, don’t make the same mistake.
George Hickman is an Austin film maniac who does not sleep. Here’s Part Two of his capsule reviews of all the movies he saw at Fantastic Fest 2013 this year!
Opening at the Alamo Drafthouse in Kansas City this weekend is a remarkable achievement in the genre of documentary filmmaking called The Act of Killing that must be seen to be believed.
Errol Morris is widely regarded as one of the greatest documentary filmmakers of all time, and for good reason. His movies are always entertaining and informative, with masterful pacing that tackles sometimes dense topics in comprehensible, digestible ways. But what most people forget is that Morris is funny — really funny. For those new to [...]