The Moderns: Eliding 1920s Paris with 1980s Los Angeles

By Samuel B. Prime In its opening moments, Alan Rudolph’s nineteen-twenties art world period piece The Moderns (1988) gently fades from a crisp, historical black-and-white to the rich, warm palette of a smoky Parisian café. Its camera encircles the face of its protagonist, a struggling painter by the name of Nicholas Hart (Keith Carradine). It…

Shout! Factory 2017 Gift Guide

We want to make your gift giving a little easier this year (well, always), so we put together some suggestions to help you with that hard-to-shop-for person on your list … even if that person is you. Check out our suggestions. We hope it helps! For Fans Of … Cheesy Movies, The Worst We Can…

The Plague Dogs – Release Update

Many of you have emailed us about our upcoming release of The Plague Dogs (Shout Select #41), and we wanted to let you know that we have heard your concerns loud and clear! Since we announced this title, we have been in contact with the film’s director, Martin Rosen, and are now working with him in…