Our friends at the Feminine Critique podcast watch Toshio Matsumoto’s Funeral Parade of Roses (1969) and Macoto Tezuka’s The Legend of the Stardust Brothers (1985). “There will be rock zombies!” Listen here.
This year I went to the Toronto International Film Festival as an accredited cub reporter for the Soldier of Cinema website. By “went” I mean that I watched 16 films as part of the digital festival. You can read all my pieces here. I was most excited about […]
This week’s Guest Star Dylan Garsee writes about Annette (2021)! ~~~ Won’t someone think of the arthouse film? As the theatrical experience is whittled down with the chainsaw that is COVID and the vast Sahara of streaming media, the small but mighty pillar of the movie-going experience is […]
At Vulture, Bilge Ebiri shares some of the best car movies ever made. “This list of movies is quite eclectic—it includes gearhead classics, cult standbys, noirs, modern blockbusters, art-house favorites, and even some genuine obscurities. Along the way, it became clear to us that a “car movie,” more […]
“If you’re the perfect detective, then the perfect criminal must be out there.” ~ Mrs. Midorikawa The world would be a better place if there were more artful crimes, renowned detective Akechi Kogoro tells us in the opening of The Black Lizard (1962). There are too many heinous […]
At Comicbook.com, Spencer Perry talks about the history of King Kong, who exactly holds the rights to the character and how that plays out in movies and musicals. “To fully appreciate the complexities of the complicated rights situation to Kong, we have to go all the way back […]