Craig Rogers

Craig Rogers

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My passion is restoring lost or forgotten films and bringing them to a new audience.

What's next? Stay tuned!

Favorite films

  • Planes, Trains and Automobiles
  • The Visitor
  • Gamak Ghar
  • Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

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  • Dune

    ★★★½

  • Death Rides a Horse

    ★★★★

  • Memories of Murder

    ★★★½

  • The Unknown Man of Shandigor

    ★★★★★

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  • Dune

    Dune

    ★★★½

    New 4K Blu from Arrow is gorgeous. The film itself is stunning, but definitely feels like it's been edited down from a movie twice it's length.

    Heavily influenced THE FIFTH ELEMENT in so many ways. ...and obviously TREMORS.

    I'm very curious to see how the 2021 film interprets this.

  • Death Rides a Horse

    Death Rides a Horse

    ★★★★

    Best non-Leone spaghetti western I've seen yet. Fun and clever story, edgy - particularly that opening scene. Best of all is the stellar score by Ennio Morricone.

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  • Belladonna of Sadness

    Belladonna of Sadness

    ★★★★★

    I was (am) the lead restoration artist on the new 4K restoration that'll be rolling out a bit later this year (2015). I must say while I worked on it, the visuals had me scratching my head. It runs the gambit from gorgeous watercolor paintings one moment to crude drawings of some truly weird shit the next. I honestly didn't know what to expect when I finally was able to watch it as a whole...and my hopes and expectations were…

  • Inception

    Inception

    ★★★★½

    Just rewatched INCEPTION for the first time since it's release. Having worked on the IMAX release of the film I think I may have seen too much of it in pieces before its release and been "too close" to it to really appreciate how damn good it truly is.

    It's just as likely that the film really lends itself to a second viewing as the non-linear storytelling and dreams within dreams aspects can get a little confusing in just one…