Arrow Video are re-releasing the Richard Kelly directed film ‘Southland Tales‘ on BluRay; available to order now and due for release in January 2021.
In 2001, writer/director Richard Kelly achieved cult status with ‘Donnie Darko’, an assured debut feature exploring deep existential questions through the lens of 80s nostalgia. Five years later, he followed it up with a more ambitious and even more beguiling sophomore effort, in which forces of totalitarianism and anarchism collide against the backdrop of a post-apocalyptic, near-future world – the beguiling and baffling Southland Tales.
By Paul Grammatico
Clive Barker has always been a master of world building horror which stems from his exquisite, twisted, and often blood-stained worlds that he creates through his many short stories, novellas, and novels.
Many of his literary creations have been projected onto the masses via the cinematic lens. His short stories and novellas have been elaborate in their complexity and scope to be made into feature films. Sadly, no one has adapted of his novels for the screen but this may be that novels such as Weaveworld, The Great and Secret Show, and Damnation Game are so vast and complex in their scope, that the might be better served for episodic television (there has been whispers of HBO and Director David Gordon Green bringing the puzzle box to the small screen, but that’s another story).
Here are the nine films (so far) that have been adapted from the written works of Clive Barker. Here’s to a spirited discussion of disagreements, but I hope I’ve done Mr. Barker proud. Continue reading
Arrow Video are releasing a limited edition BluRay set for Creepshow 2; George A. Romero & Stephen King’s follow-up to the 1982 horror classic Creepshow.
The film Mallrats from Kevin Smith celebrates its 25th Anniversary in this Limited Edition Blu-Ray set from Arrow Video boasting a brand new restoration and hours of bonus content. Continue reading