Sunday, March 4, 2018

Some Words on POSSESSION (1981)

Alex looks at Andrzej Zulawski's 1981 cinematic inferno, its place in art history, its immortal performances, and why it deserves much more than its reputation as a "video nasty."

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Runaway Train (1985) Review

Joel looks back at Andrei Konchalovsky's prison escape film Runaway Train (1985) and waxes poetic about the wacky and wonderful production company that was Cannon Films.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Our Entry for Absolutesublime1's Halloween Collaboration Video

Every Halloween, movie-themed YouTuber Absolutesublime1 does a scary movie collaboration video with other YouTube folks, in which everybody talks about the movies that scared them the most (and why). After watching these annual videos for years, we finally got to join in on the fun!

The complete Halloween collaboration video on Absolutesublime1's channel:

Our segment in full HD (in case you wanted to see all the tiny details in... the curtain, I guess):

Thursday, October 19, 2017


While we're busy working on the next batch of Cinemologists reviews, we've got some VLOGs for you to enjoy. First up, Joel talks about an extremely rare soundtrack, the movie behind it, and why Ennio Morricone is amazing.

Then Alex takes a look at the new UK-based publication Infinity, a magazine focused on classic science fiction and cult movies of the past.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Criterion Fieldtrip: Demy More

... or "My Dinner with Women on the Verge of Being Cat People." Alex, Joel, Y2K, and Showbiz Pizza Phil take on the Big Three B&Ns in the area and come away with some precious 50% off Criterion loot. You can find Phil's art here.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Eraserhead (1977) and the New Language of Cinema

In this video essay, guest reviewer Christian unpacks Eraserhead (1977), David Lynch's dream of dark and troubling things, touching on its pioneering style and divisive audience reactions.