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  • Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars

    Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars

    Paul Verhoeven's Starship Troopers was an incredibly important film to me in my teenage years, and it was one of the first UHD titles I picked up when I started collecting 4k discs five years ago. I had probably seen it several dozen times over the years at that point, and I'm pretty sure that I've watched it an additional five or six times since then.

    I never watched any of the sequels, though-- nor did I even really know…

  • Starship Troopers

    Starship Troopers

    Paul Verhoeven didn't do a ton of science-fiction work in his career, but his limited contributions to the genre were still enough to permanently solidify his position as one of its greatest directors. There aren't many films that are better than Robocop (even outside of its genre), and even though I don't enjoy Total Recall quite as much it's still easily one of the best films in the genre in the last thirty five years. The thematic depth of each…

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  • Christine

    Christine

    It's kind of crazy to think that a John Carpenter adaptation of a Stephen King novel could ever be one of the most underappreciated in either's filmography, but I think that it's probably fair to say that that's the case for Christine. Carpenter probably has eight or nine films that get discussed more regularly than this one, at least in more recent years-- and I don't know what a reasonable number would be for King's adaptations, but I think ten…

  • Touch of Evil

    Touch of Evil

    I'm not very familiar with much of Orson Welles' work, despite his reputation as one of the greatest American filmmakers of all time. I've seen Citizen Kane, Othello, and Macbeth, as well as pieces of F for Fake. I may have seen The Magnificent Ambersons, too, but I'm not certain about that-- and even if that is the case, then I've still only seen a fraction of his filmography.

    I had never even heard of Touch of Evil before Kino…