Category: Reviews

Reviews of films and television formats. Short or long.

Onibaba

An old woman (Nobuko Otowa) and her daughter in law (Jitsuko Yoshimura) are trying to survive in feudal countryside of Japan in the 15th...

Dark of The Sun

The visceral cinematic explosion begins as soon as the blistering, psychedelic opening credits roll in this 60s classic. Director Jack Cardiff was previously a...

Broken Flowers

With Broken Flowers, Director Jim Jarmusch (Ghost Dog, Coffee and Cigarettes) shows us again that less can sometimes be much more. Bill Murray plays...

CRIMEWATCH: Black Rain

“Sometimes you gotta go for it” Ridley Scott’s 1989 Hollywood Yakuza film Black Rain is one of his best and one of my favorite...

Box of Moonlight

When you watch a lot of films, hopefully more often than not you’ll come across little gems that you always remember. Tom DiCillo’s Box...

TV PARTY: The Documentary

From 1978 to 1982, Glenn O’Brien’s groundbreaking public access cable TV program TV Party was the face of the New York Art/New Wave/Punk scene....

Easy Money

In Easy Money, the late legendary comedian Rodney Dangerfield stars as Monty Capuletti, a professional child photographer living in Staten Island, NY who’s always...

The First Purge

The popular Purge franchise has registered with audiences as socially significant ever since the original installment first hit theaters in 2013. However, it seems...

Skyscraper

A melding of The Towering Inferno and Die Hard, Skyscraper is an actioner right for the times. Dwayne Johnson is Will Sawyer, a former...