Criterion Review: Here Comes Mr. Jordan

★★★☆☆ Adapted from the stage play, Heaven Can Wait, Alexander Hall’s 1941 Here Comes Mr. Jordan is notable mainly for its numerous remakes and its position as arguably the first supernatural comedy. Following his untimely demise, boxer Joe Pendleton (Robert Montgomery) is taken to heaven only to meet the eponymous Continue Reading


DVD Review: Evolution

★★★★☆ From Innocence director Lucile Hadžihalilović, Evolution is another one word title that provokes as much as it suggests. An enigmatic stone of a film, it’s a glowing entry in the sub-genre of fabulist science fiction of Never Let Me Go and Under the Skin. We first meet young Nicolas Continue Reading