Atom Egoyan’s richly filmed dark comedic trip through suburban peccadilloes arrives on Blu-ray from Artificial Eye.
A brilliant little film about a middle-class English family with two dysfunctional children who adjust to their lives and ultimately reach equilibrium
Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie is a beautifully designed, darkly comedic, family ready, and heartfelt homage to the Universal B-movie horror classic and the Gothic horror classic of Hammer Studios.
These cult punk mockumentaries arrive on Blu-ray with reasonably solid transfer. The original film is a classic dark comedy that mirrors the destructive hardcore punk lifestyle, but the sequel is complete unnecessary.
Warner Archive Collection’s Blu-ray release of Sydney Lumet’s Deathtrap offers a satisfying if far from perfect transfer of this dark comedy/mystery.
Terry Gilliam’s Orwellian dark comedy masterpiece, Brazil, gets the Criterion treatment in this 2-disc Blu-ray edition.
Weekend is Jean Luc Godard’s frontal assault on the foibles of the middle class and their values or lack thereof. The Criterion Collection offers this restored version featuring decent if not outstanding sight and sound. Current viewers may find this film’s heavy-handed political agenda to be tough sledding.
The Criterion Collection has remastered Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Trilogy that reinvents classic tales from the Decameron, Canterbury Tales, and Arabian Nights. A mixed cast of professional and amateur actors provide mostly entertaining and amusing vignettes with generally excellent cinematography. Viewers should be aware that these films contain prodigious amounts of nudity, explicit sex and homoeroticism.
A despicably tasty look at love turned sour, The War of the Roses is a classic dark comedy from Danny DeVito that comes to Blu-ray in this feature-rich Filmmakers Signature Series edition from Fox.
Moonrise Kingdom recycles some of Wes Anderson’s most common traits as a filmmaker for an uneven yet still ultimately enjoyable film about first love.