Man pitted against the elements for the sake of his survival, his family honor, and for revenge: it’s a tale that has been often told in the movies but never perhaps with as much savage passion as in Alejandro G. Inarritu’s The Revenant.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Volume XXXV offers up four more episodes new to DVD, but are not exactly representative of the series at its best.
In his debut as a feature film director, writer Michael Cimino fashioned a film that was part road movie, part heist film, and all character study with the affecting Thunderbolt and Lightfoot.
Strother Martin shines as mad scientist Dr. Carl Stoner, wanting to save the human race by helping them “evolve” into cobras in Sssssss, the last of the drive-in double bills from Universal in 1973.
A melancholy character study with frustrating ambiguities and a nihilistic tone that’s sometimes overpowering, Ivan Passer’s Cutter’s Way nevertheless haunts in its own unique fashion.
My Gal Sal delivers the kind of old-fashioned entertainment that marked all of Fox’s best musicals of the 1940s. Rita Hayworth is at her glamorous best, and Victor Mature makes a very engaging leading man for her.