Nayak and A Hard Day’s Night

Criterion and Janus Films have restored and re-released A Hard Day’s Night (1964), opening in theaters in the US starting over the long holiday weekend.

Nayak and A Hard Day’s Night

Criterion and Janus Films have restored and re-released A Hard Day’s Night (1964), opening in theaters in the US starting over the long holiday weekend.

Deadly Art of Survival

It was while prowling around the lower portion of Manhattan than no-wave filmmaker Charlie Ahearn was approached by a group of young black kids curious about what he was doing with a movie camera.

Deadly Art of Survival

It was while prowling around the lower portion of Manhattan than no-wave filmmaker Charlie Ahearn was approached by a group of young black kids curious about what he was doing with a movie camera.

Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer borrows a lot from/is very similar to The Hunger Games. Everyone is put in their respective places on the train and are forced to stay there.

Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer borrows a lot from/is very similar to The Hunger Games. Everyone is put in their respective places on the train and are forced to stay there.

The Girl Who Loved Tony Jaa

From the makers of Ong-Bak and The Protector, what I expected from Chocolate and what the movie delivered were two very different things.

The Girl Who Loved Tony Jaa

From the makers of Ong-Bak and The Protector, what I expected from Chocolate and what the movie delivered were two very different things.

Harano Sur

This movie is insane, but I’m on board. I’m on board, but this movie is insane. You know what I mean? 

Harano Sur

This movie is insane, but I’m on board. I’m on board, but this movie is insane. You know what I mean? 

Faces in the Crowd

Anna is your typical impossibly beautiful kindergarten teacher living with her handsome but dull boyfriend Bryce. After a regular girls’ night out with a BFF that includes Lori Grimes (aka Sarah Wayne Callies, showing she can be way more fun than grating) sporting spectacularly weird red hair, Anna witnesses popular serial killer Tearjerk Jack (yes, it’s a dumb name but that’s just the beginning) finishing off his latest victim near a completely empty bridge.

Faces in the Crowd

Anna is your typical impossibly beautiful kindergarten teacher living with her handsome but dull boyfriend Bryce. After a regular girls’ night out with a BFF that includes Lori Grimes (aka Sarah Wayne Callies, showing she can be way more fun than grating) sporting spectacularly weird red hair, Anna witnesses popular serial killer Tearjerk Jack (yes, it’s a dumb name but that’s just the beginning) finishing off his latest victim near a completely empty bridge.

Taiwan Noir: The Devil Returns and Kill for Love

et’s be honest: The Devil Returns and Kill for Love are shitty movies. Nonetheless, Kenny B. and myself had a lot of fun talking about them.

Taiwan Noir: The Devil Returns and Kill for Love

et’s be honest: The Devil Returns and Kill for Love are shitty movies. Nonetheless, Kenny B. and myself had a lot of fun talking about them.

No Blade of Grass

How would so-called civilized men react were the first world to find itself in the midst of devastating famine?

No Blade of Grass

How would so-called civilized men react were the first world to find itself in the midst of devastating famine?

The Professionals

Oil millionaire Grant (Ralph Bellamy), hires four professionals – former revolutionary Fardan (Lee Marvin), his explosives expert best buddy, the amoral Dolworth (Burt Lancaster), superior scout Jake (Woody Strode) and horse expert Ehrengard (Robert Ryan) – to return his wife Maria (Claudia Cardinale) to him who has been kidnapped by Mexican revolutionary/bandit Raza (Jack Palance) for a ransom of one hundred thousand dollars. full article >

The Professionals

Oil millionaire Grant (Ralph Bellamy), hires four professionals – former revolutionary Fardan (Lee Marvin), his explosives expert best buddy, the amoral Dolworth (Burt Lancaster), superior scout Jake (Woody Strode) and horse expert Ehrengard (Robert Ryan) – to return his wife Maria (Claudia Cardinale) to him who has been kidnapped by Mexican revolutionary/bandit Raza (Jack Palance) for a ransom of one hundred thousand dollars. full article >

Summer Fun Time Reading ’14

Summer is almost here, and I can’t tell you how glad I am. So smear yourself up with sunscreen and bug repellent, find your kickiest sandals, put the finishing touches on your Wicker Man and don’t forget to wear a hat because I have some comics to make your summer just a little more fun whether it’s by the pool, on your porch, holed up in your bedroom with a box fan set on high or dancing and singing “Sumer is Icumen In” as you sacrifice a virgin representative of a king to the Old Gods to ensure a good harvest in the fall. full article >

Summer Fun Time Reading ’14

Summer is almost here, and I can’t tell you how glad I am. So smear yourself up with sunscreen and bug repellent, find your kickiest sandals, put the finishing touches on your Wicker Man and don’t forget to wear a hat because I have some comics to make your summer just a little more fun whether it’s by the pool, on your porch, holed up in your bedroom with a box fan set on high or dancing and singing “Sumer is Icumen In” as you sacrifice a virgin representative of a king to the Old Gods to ensure a good harvest in the fall. full article >

Arsene Lupin

Supremely grumpy Parisian police inspector Guerchard (Lionel Barrymore) has been hunting for gentleman thief Arsène Lupin (?) for quite some time now without ever even coming close to catching his man, leaving the police quite embarrassed.

Arsene Lupin

Supremely grumpy Parisian police inspector Guerchard (Lionel Barrymore) has been hunting for gentleman thief Arsène Lupin (?) for quite some time now without ever even coming close to catching his man, leaving the police quite embarrassed.

Self Control and Other Things That Make It Worse Later

Awhile back I had one of those moments where I read something that made all the kaleidoscope pieces shift slightly into a pattern that made more sense: part of our problem in trying to make the best, healthiest choice about everything is that self-control is a limited resource.

Self Control and Other Things That Make It Worse Later

Awhile back I had one of those moments where I read something that made all the kaleidoscope pieces shift slightly into a pattern that made more sense: part of our problem in trying to make the best, healthiest choice about everything is that self-control is a limited resource.

Poison Ivy

Darlene Connor—er, Sylvia Cooper—is a lonely teenager making minor attempts to revolt against her wealthy, recovering alcoholic dad (Tom Skerritt and later, Tom Skerritt’s butt) and beautiful but dying mother (Cheryl Ladd).

Poison Ivy

Darlene Connor—er, Sylvia Cooper—is a lonely teenager making minor attempts to revolt against her wealthy, recovering alcoholic dad (Tom Skerritt and later, Tom Skerritt’s butt) and beautiful but dying mother (Cheryl Ladd).

Ago Go 67

Produced by Shaw Brothers’ Malay language division under the direction of Nordin Arshad, Ago Go 67 hews very closely to the template set by the “pop review” type of films — think 

Ago Go 67

Produced by Shaw Brothers’ Malay language division under the direction of Nordin Arshad, Ago Go 67 hews very closely to the template set by the “pop review” type of films — think 

Fight for Survival

Hold on to your hats with shock, as here is a Polly Shang Kuan film where things are weird!

Fight for Survival

Hold on to your hats with shock, as here is a Polly Shang Kuan film where things are weird!