Touch of Evil: The Reconstructed Cut in 4K Ultra HD

All three cuts of Touch of Evil, a film noir directed by Orson Welles, are available on 4K Ultra HD by way of Kino Lorber Studio Classics. The new Kino Lorber 4K UHD release presents every cut of the film with a new Dolby Vision HDR master. I watched the reconstructed cut on Sunday since it is considered to be the definitive cut in the film. Walter Murch edits the film according to Welles’s original…

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Psycho: Alfred Hitchcock’s Greatest Film

Even though Psycho isn’t as terrifying under today’s cinematic standards, the film stands out as one of Alfred Hitchcock’s finest achievements. There’s something to be said about the relationship between Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins) and his mother.  You could say that the son is too obsessed with his mother–which explains the film’s third act.  This relationship isn’t too far away from another son and mother in 1949 gangster drama White Heat.  It may be hard…

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