Category: Reviews

The Low Budget Apocalypse

What if you made a post-apocalyptic movie with some really interesting ideas, convincing character actors and the potential to create your own story ecosystem?...

John Boorman’s Hell In The Pacific

During World War II, two soldiers, an American (Lee Marvin) and a Japanese (Toshiro Mifune) find themselves stranded on an island together. While the...

Lady In A Cage

I first saw Lady in a Cage (1964) on cable several years ago. At the time, I didn’t know anything about it, and it...

SCOTT WALKER: 30 Century Man

If you asked me a day ago “Who is Scott Walker?”, I wouldn’t have been able to tell you. His songs I’ve heard here...

CRIMEWATCH: Carlito’s Way

10 years after working together on the crime classic Scarface (1983), Brian DePalma and Al Pacino reunited for another crime film/character study called Carlito’s...

THE RESPONSIVE EYE OF DEPALMA PT. 1: CARRIE

Ever since first seeing Brian DePalma’s film adaptation of Stephen King’s novel Carrie (a tale about a girl with supernatural mental powers), it has...

Blade Runner

Dreaming in Neo-Noir: Ridley Scott’s BLADE RUNNER

Ridley Scott’s visionary science fiction masterpiece Blade Runner (1982) was based on the Phillip K. Dick novel “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” When...

To Kill A Mockingbird

Robert Mulligan’s To Kill A Mockingbird

In 1962 Harper Lee’s best selling classic American novel “To Kill A Mockingbird” became a feature film. Director Robert Mulligan and Screenwriter Horton Foote...

David Lynch’s DUNE

“It took DUNE about nine minutes to completely strip me of my anticipation. This movie is a real mess, an incomprehensible, ugly, unstructured, pointless...