Blu-ray Review: ‘The Sweet Hereafter’

★★★★☆ Throughout his early career, Canadian independent filmmaker Atom Egoyan repeatedly zeroed in on the effects of loss upon those left behind. This theme received its most pronounced treatment in his most critically heralded piece, The Sweet Hereafter (1997), which now arrives on DVD and Blu-ray from UK distributors Artificial Continue Reading

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DVD Review: ‘Cherry’

★☆☆☆☆ The ignominious face of pornography has slowly become a multi-billion dollar commodity, constructing an image of collective tolerance that undermines the social perception of achieved gender equality. In Stephen Elliott’s Cherry (2012), the seedy underbelly of porn is captured in soft hues, painting a pastel portrait of a business Continue Reading