David Cronenberg's compelling supernatural thriller Dead Zone weaves a wonderful Christopher Walken performance with a superb screenplay.
Author: Christopher Zabel
Christopher Zabel has moderated the AVSForum's Blu-ray Picture Quality Tiers for the last decade. A videophile with a real passion for classic genre films and quality filmmaking, favorite films include Fight Club and 2001: A Space Odyssey. A believer in physical media, his ever-growing movie collection is beginning to threaten the space-time continuum with its gravity well.
A satisfying finish and entertaining adaptation for Batman's The Long Halloween in this second and final entry of two parts.
The Night is a slow but emotionally satisfying and haunting thriller made almost entirely in Farsi.
An uninspired martial arts flick from Malaysia, Silat Warriors delivers decent fights but hammy storytelling and predictable cliches.
Stardust is a tantalizing and flamboyant depiction of David Bowie rock star before he'd adopt the Ziggy Stardust persona.
Bill Paxton's film debut is an uneven and wacky slasher Mortuary, remembered more for television actresses Mary McDonough and Lynda Day George.
Almost Famous is Cameron Crowe's greatest film, a fictionalized account of his heady days as a teenage music journalist.
Scream Queen Caroline Williams headlines the creative vampire flick Ten Minutes to Midnight, with attitude and a cheeky sense of humor.
Thomas Jane leads a star-studded cast in the uneven look at Beat Generation writer Neal Cassady and his many loves, Last Time I Committed Suicide.
James Franco stars and directs the quirky homage to '70s Hollywood Zeroville, with an all-star cast, primarily aimed at movie geeks.
A ruthless and memorably effective Danish thriller The Ringmaster explores voyeurism and violence via streaming torture porn. Highly recommended for fans of international horror.
Irish teenagers fall into troubling behavior in this stylish and well-acted coming-of-age film We Are the Young Men.