Something that is very clear in Hollywood history is that there is a back-and-forth between studios when it came to theme; nothing is sacred.Read more "Blu-ray Review – When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth"
Sydney Pollack’s 1974 film, The Yakuza, filled me with a touch of apprehension before I finished opening the cellophane. Was I wrong?Read more "Blu-ray review – The Yakuza"
Shinjuku Triad Society | Rainy Dog | Ley Lines Director: Takashi Miike Screenplay: Ichiro Fujita | Seigo Inoue | Ichiro Ryu Minutes: 100 | 95 | 105 Year: 1995 | 1997 | 1999 Score: 6.00 | 6.67 | 3.33 Release: Arrow Video WARNING: I cannot recommend that you buy this boxed set. I wish I […]Read more "Black Society Trilogy – Blu Ray"
The Revenant Dir.: Alejandro Inarritu – 2015 – 5.5 – I have never hidden the fact that Emmanuel Lubezki is my favorite cinematographer/DP. I feel equally that I would not have watched The Revenant so intently if Chivo was not involved. I don’t much enjoy decrying films here because I know that my opinion is mine alone. But […]Read more "The Revenant – A Chance to Praise Emmanuel Lubezki"
Jellyfish Eyes – dir. Takashi Murakami – 7.3 – Jellyfish Eyes is a perfect example of trusting the people whom you claim to trust. I would not have watched this film if it was not a Criterion release and the trailer for the film had me questioning my trust in the company. I was wrong. […]Read more "Jellyfish Eyes by Takashi Murakami"
The basic tenants of Zero Dark Thirty are difficult for me to parse under the light of the 2014 Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture.Read more "Zero Dark Thirty"
I watched through the 23 canon films released in the new boxed set. per by M. “…I think you’re a sexist, misogynist, dinosaur. A relic of the Cold war…”Read more "Bond at 50"
The film is about the seven samurai that help a small village to withstand an onslaught by bandits. It is one of finest films ever made.Read more "Seven Samurai"