Double Feature: Stay Hungry – Frankenweenie (1976 and 2012)

Upon first glance Bob Rafelson's Stay Hungry and Tim Burton's Frankenweenie could not be more different, which makes their inclusion in my world-renowned Double Feature series feel rather strange. Not only are the two films separated by 36 years, but the basic genres they belong to are wildly divergent. Stay Hungry is a small dramady…Read more Double Feature: Stay Hungry – Frankenweenie (1976 and 2012)

Film Review: Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

Anyone familiar with Francis Ford Coppola's work will know that his 70s films, despite their frequently violent subject matter, were often characterized by marvelous restraint. This makes┬áhis career progression in later decades all the more fascinating. For example, after a decade of commercial failures Coppola emerged from the 1980s with two pieces of cinematic lunacy:…Read more Film Review: Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)