Criterion Blu-Ray Review: Jean-Pierre Melville’s ‘Le samourai’

Le samourai is a cinematic melting pot, mixing the best of American noir, Japanese samurai films and French cinema into one breathtaking and methodical crime drama. … Read More Criterion Blu-Ray Review: Jean-Pierre Melville’s ‘Le samourai’

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Flicker Alley Review: Marcel L’Herbier’s ‘L’Inhumaine’

In March, Flicker Alley released Marcel L’Herbier’s 1924 film L’Inhumaine (The Inhuman Woman) on Blu-ray. For most of us, this film is unheard of, lost in time and overshadowed by silent films made in Germany. Most of the great European silent films we think of from the ’20s were made in the Weimar Republic, but… Read More Flicker Alley Review: Marcel L’Herbier’s ‘L’Inhumaine’