The Vanishing Director: George Sluizer Screenplay: George Sluizer and Tim Krabbe Minutes: 106 Year: 1988 Score: 8.00 Release: Criterion Collection It is incredibly rare for a film to affect my dreams. When they do it typically takes a dozen or so views before my brain defaults my dreamscape to another world, I have been to […]Read more "Blu-ray Review – The Vanishing – Criterion Collection"
Certain Women initially interested me because of its cast, but I was not in a hurry to see it until The Criterion Collection announced they would be adding it to the collection. It is often intentional that I ignore most reviews because my tastes seldom mirror most of the viewing audience. And I think that is why you come here.Read more "Blu-ray Review – Certain Women – Criterion Collection"
Growing up in America, with a grandfather who was a POW in World War II, there were not too many moments when German’s were the good guys.Read more "The Essentials – The Bridge – Criterion Collection"
“Where do you want go?” “Doesn’t matter. Wherever you want to take me.” Chungking Express is love: messy, sad, manic, lonely, effervescent, and enthralling.Read more "Top 25 Review – Chungking Express – Criterion Collection"
I dare you to watch this movie without feeling hungry, and maybe something else too, a couple of other feelings. Juzo Itami makes food both wholesome, funny, exciting and sexy and wraps it all up in under two hours.Read more "Blu-ray Review – Tampopo"
What are the Olympics? A sporting event designed to feature summer and winter sports occurring once every four years staggered? Yes, but. The Olympics are more than this and that is what director Kon Ichikawa was looking to highlight. To him the Olympics is a two week span of world peace. For two weeks nations around the world come together for sport.Read more "Tokyo Olympiad"