Tagged: 1989

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...

John Woo’s The Killer

The Killer (1989) was John Woo‘s breakthrough movie in the West. It was not a commercial success at home and ironically Woo had some...

YEAR OF FURIOUS FILMS: 1989

Year of Furious Films is our newest series on FC where we’ll be choosing our favorite films from each designated year. You may notice...

CRIMEWATCH: Crack House

Michael Fischa’s ultra sleazy L.A. crime drama CRACK HOUSE (1989) could be seen as a modern update of all the low budget exploitation teen...

PHOTOS: Casualties of War

Brian DePalma’s 1989 masterpiece Casualties of War is not only brilliantly directed and acted but it is also one of the greatest anti-war movies...

Do The Right Thing

Spike Lee’s Do The Right Thing

With spring-summer approaching, I’ve been recently thinking about the many movies that take place in that warm time of the year. After going over...

Booze, Broads & Broken Bones: ROAD HOUSE

One of the most highly rewatchable films from the late 1980s is Rowdy Herrington’s Good Ol’ Boy action film ROAD HOUSE (1989). I remember...

Phillip Noyce’s Dead Calm

Before she became the famous wife of Tom Cruise, and after her role in Brian Trenchard-Smith’s 80s ozploitation cult classic BMX Bandits, Aussie actress...