“See Jimmy Wang Yu as the cop that learned every trick in the book, then threw the book away.” How can you resist that???
I really like Woody Allen, and like all fans of Allen, I’m an apologist. He’s an acquired taste to be sure. Every year, like clockwork, he makes a new film, and almost every year he makes it harder for people to appreciate his work. But if you look at each film on an individual basis, Allen has given us some real gems, and Hannah and Her Sisters is one of his best.
When there’s no more room in HELL the dead will walk the EARTH…
Join us as we delve into the glory that is the “Spaghetti Western.”
Mike Leigh: 101
I remember first seeing this movie on the rack and thinking it just looked silly. But Hard Boiled ended up being on of those classic films that forever changed my taste in movies.
In the current climate of adaptations and genre remakes, let’s look at something original. This week we take a look at Dario Argento’s 1975 giallo classic, Deep Red.
From the outset this film is a simple tale of Wendy and her dog on a cross country road trip. Problems arise when her car breaks down and she gets stranded in unfamiliar territory.
“The best seller in the world is the Bible for one reason: it’s the greatest piece of literature of all time.”
-Paul “The Badger” Brennan
On paper, this film shouldn’t be interesting. But thanks to the leadership of Nicolas Roeg, it actually is.