In the world of underappreciated Indian films, Youtube spelunking often leads to treasures. Years ago, while looking for cabaret songs by one of my favorite 1970s and 80s stars (Rekha, seen frequently on The Gutter), I happened across a number from Chehre Pe Chehra, an adaptation of…. Dr. […]
There are many challenges to the suspension of one’s disbelief in the disreputable arts: wonky digital art; rubber suits; foolish decisions; uncertain physics; unlikely biology. But it has seemed improbable that Timothy Dalton’s hotness should ever be an obstacle to the suspension of disbelief. Still, it has happened. […]
Watch a Kabuki interpretation of Kylo Ren’s story, “Rennosuke and the Three Light Sabers” right here. Rennosuke stars famed Kabuki actor Ichikawa Ebizo XI as Rennosuke / Kylo Ren. (Ichikawa has also performed in films and you might remember him from Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai (2011), Over […]
Download a free audiobook of Clive Barker’s The Hellbound Heart “Starring Alice Lowe (Prevenge, Sightseers), Tom Meeten (The Ghoul) and Neve McIntosh (Doctor Who), this is a faithful, full-cast adaptation of award-winning author Clive Barker’s novella (adapted for the screen as the classic horror movie Hellraiser), by Paul […]
Enjoy children’s book writer Eduard Uspensky’s Cheburashka in all his glory in this subtitled, stop-motion short, “Cheburashka and Crocodile Gena!” It’s like Rankin & Bass’ American puppet-mation Christmas specials, but Soviet.
The Film School Rejects share their favorite film adaptations of “paperbacks from hell.” “If you’ve ever read a book that has a skeleton on the cover perhaps playing the banjo, riding a tricycle, working as a doctor, dressed for a wedding, or just straight up being a jack-in-the-box, […]