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  • I realized another defense of colorization while watching Legend Films’ said treatment of the Vincent Price classic HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL. I’ve seen the flick before but never thought of...

    House on Haunted Hill (in color) (Legend Films)

    I realized another defense of colorization while watching Legend Films’ said treatment of the Vincent Price classic HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL. I’ve seen the flick before but never thought of...

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  • Much has been said about PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE. It has frequently been called the worst movie ever made. I actually have a pair of arguments against that assessment....

    Plan 9 From Outer Space (in color) (Legend Films)

    Much has been said about PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE. It has frequently been called the worst movie ever made. I actually have a pair of arguments against that assessment....

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  • Nineteen Seventy-Four’s PHASE IV, from director Saul Bass, is a one-of-a-kind science-fiction film. It is quiet, cerebral and fascinating. It tells a linear story in an oblique way. It arguably...

    Phase IV (Legend Films)

    Nineteen Seventy-Four’s PHASE IV, from director Saul Bass, is a one-of-a-kind science-fiction film. It is quiet, cerebral and fascinating. It tells a linear story in an oblique way. It arguably...

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  • The fact that it doesn’t look glossy, perfect and new is exactly why Legend Films’ colorization process is effective. “Carnival of Souls” is an old movie and, as such, should...

    Carnival of Souls (Legend Films)

    The fact that it doesn’t look glossy, perfect and new is exactly why Legend Films’ colorization process is effective. “Carnival of Souls” is an old movie and, as such, should...

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  • I rarely watch anime. In fact, if you ask my friends, they’ll tell you’ve I’ve declared it not my cup of tea any number of times. Maybe I should change...

    Ice (MVD Visual)

    I rarely watch anime. In fact, if you ask my friends, they’ll tell you’ve I’ve declared it not my cup of tea any number of times. Maybe I should change...

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  • FROM STRAIGHT TO THE BIZARRE documents the unleashing of the L.A. fringe musical culture upon the popular consciousness. As big a deal as “Freak Out!”, The Mothers of Invention debut...

    From Straight to Bizarre (Sexy Intellectual)

    FROM STRAIGHT TO THE BIZARRE documents the unleashing of the L.A. fringe musical culture upon the popular consciousness. As big a deal as “Freak Out!”, The Mothers of Invention debut...

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  • MOROCCO FANTASIA is an artfully done live presentation. And I’m not talking about laser lights and stuff like that. Besides the sheer fascination of watching a guitar god like Di...

    Al Di Meola – Morocco Fantasia (Inakustik)

    MOROCCO FANTASIA is an artfully done live presentation. And I’m not talking about laser lights and stuff like that. Besides the sheer fascination of watching a guitar god like Di...

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  • Nineteen Eighty-Two’s THE SENDER could be seen as a prototype for Wes Craven’s “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” though the two films tackle the material in entirely different ways. The...

    The Sender (Legend Films)

    Nineteen Eighty-Two’s THE SENDER could be seen as a prototype for Wes Craven’s “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” though the two films tackle the material in entirely different ways. The...

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  • Since this movie has been reviewed, analyzed and written about to death, I’ll forgo a lot of discussion of NOTLD as such. What I’m really reviewing here is Legend Films’...

    Night of the Living Dead (Legend Films)

    Since this movie has been reviewed, analyzed and written about to death, I’ll forgo a lot of discussion of NOTLD as such. What I’m really reviewing here is Legend Films’...

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  • Back before parody horror was big (“Scary Movie”) and before the genre became self-referential (“Scream”), there was STUDENT BODIES. Much of the film’s interest derives from its aspects as a...

    Student Bodies (Legend Films)

    Back before parody horror was big (“Scary Movie”) and before the genre became self-referential (“Scream”), there was STUDENT BODIES. Much of the film’s interest derives from its aspects as a...

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