People in the 1950s knew what was important, getting their children reading noir young: “‘Mom was right!’ Sweat Weasel thought. ‘I am the world’s worst blackmailer ever!’”
Zhang Yimou is remaking the Coen Bros. Blood Simple, or as it will be known from now on, The Stunning Case of the Three Gunshots. (It’s going to star Sun Honglei from Mongol).
Mladen Sekulovich, aka Karl Malden, has died at 96. He was in many, many entertainments, including Meteor, the legendary 1970s cop show The Streets of San Francisco, some very respectable films and many, many Westerns like How The West Was Won, Nevada Smith and One-Eyed Jacks. Obituaries here, […]
Guns. Swords. Paint. Old time Japanese movie posters at Wild Grounds “because there was a time when photoshop disasters didn’t exist.”
Todd at 4DK has decided to “throw some verbiage” in Suzuki Seijun’s direction with reviews of and stills from Underworld Beauty and the best titled film ever, Detective Bureau 2-3: Go to Hell Bastards! I love it when Todd throws words around.
Linda Holmes and Andrew O’Hehir see some things in John Travolta’s The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 villain: “the lamentably noisy bad guy” replacing a more chilling, bureaucratic evil and a far more awesome possible movie: “Freddie Mercury …. starring in some cracked Tony Scott movie where […]