Tin Toy Robots on the march–grinding gears, throwing sparks. Collectors Weekly talks with Justin Pinchot about Japan’s post-War toy robots.
Kevin McCarthy star of the 1956 Invasion of the Body Snatchers has died at 96. Here’s an obituary and a clip.
Shaft vs. Scarface, and other comics based on (mostly 80s) movies that should be.
Before the CIA there was The Pond, and it seems like something Warren Ellis made up: “The head of the Pond was Col. John V. Grombach, a radio producer, businessman and ex-Olympic boxer who kept a small black poodle under his desk.”
The New York Asian Film Festival is coming up and actors Sammo Hung and Simon Yam will be in attending their films Kung Fu Chefs, Bodyguards and Assassins, Echoes of the Rainbow and Eastern Condors. But even if you can’t make it, it’s worth checking out the films […]
Kathryn Bigelow won a best directing Oscar for The Hurt Locker. Time for a retrospective. Here’s the trailer for Near Dark and some clips. Point Break (i.e. Keeanu Reeves best movie). Jamie Lee Curtis in the cop thriller, Blue Steel. The premillennial tension of Strange Days. The Pirelli […]