Go West

It’s always an event when the National Film Preservation Foundation issues a new anthology, but the fifth volume in their series of DVD box sets, “Treasures 5: The West, 1989-1938,” is perhaps the richest and most revelatory of their collections yet.

As in past volumes, feature-length narrative films take a back seat to [...]

World Domination Tour 2011 Continues

We’ve fueled up the tour bus, printed an extra supply of souvenir t-shirts and laid in a couple of cartons of Red Bull as Kehrfest rolls on this week with two thrilling personal appearances. Yes, it’s your chance to get a copy of “When Movies Mattered” personally defaced by the author! On Friday, Sept. [...]

Dr. Tongue’s 3D House of Pixels

Will the winter of 2011 turn out to be the summer of 1954 for digital 3-D? There’s an impressive line-up of stereoscopic features ready for the upcoming holiday season, including several from name directors: Martin Scorsese’s “Hugo,” Steven Spielberg’s “Adventures of Tintin,” George Miller’s “Happy Feet 2,” Wim Wenders’s “Pina.” Personally, I’m most looking [...]