Sandakan No.8

Sandakan No.8 (1974) | OBSCURE PICKS

“Albeit obsolete, the movie works very well owing to its unflinching sincerity and offbeat structure” A young, attractive journalist Keiko Mitani (Komaki Kurihara) scrutinises...

GOODFELLAS Copacabana Tracking Shot

The famous tracking shot from GoodFellas may seem like a cliche choice to start off with but I wanted to pick something that would...

The Canyons Lindsay Lohan

THE CANYONS: Paul Schrader blows it

Paul Schrader is one of the great scribes of the New Hollywood. With The Canyons he blew it (I will get to that). I...

OLIVER STONE – Furious Filmmaker

For over 30 years Writer-Director Oliver Stone has made films that are often considered controversial and daring but above all, remain extremely important and...

Wild Style 30th Anniversary

In 1983 Director Charlie Ahearn brought the inner city world of hip hop, which was then a new art form, to the big screen...

La tragedia di un uomo ridicolo (1981) review

Tragedy of a Ridiculous Man (1981) | OBSCURE PICKS

“It accomplishes a sort of stark beauty glittering through its autumnal landscapes” A tranquil existence of Primo Spaggiari (Ugo Tognazzi) – a well-known owner...