Battles Without Honor or Humanity dir. Kinji Fukasaku – 5.8 – Who doesn’t enjoy a revenge, gangster movie? I knew this going in and it was only slightly disappointing. Don’t hear this a regret as this is certainly not the case but when I put all of the scores together the film is less than average. […]Read more "Quick Hits"
Do the Right Thing is a film about race in New York City in 1989. The film is about a day in the life of a the Bed-Stuy neighborhood of New York City.do-the-right-thing-DI The first two-thirds of the film is built similarly to many small-town films of the past, the Last Picture Show comes to mind, and is a fairly solid comedy film, through which you meet the cast and learn a little of their lives. In the last act everything everything changes; it is a mirror between the late 80s, now, and, sadly, every other time in American society.Read more "Spike Lee’s Do The Right Thing"