Tag: LGM film club
Chan-Wook Park has a reputation for very violent movies, most famously Old Boy. The question about films like this is whether the violence works in the film or is it just a dumb splatterfest. I’
I recently watched one of my all-time favorite films, Ingmar Bergman’s 1957 film The Seventh Seal. This film is so well-known, because of playing chess with death if nothing else. I still find t
Watched another long-time favorite of mine again recently. That is Sergei Eisenstein’s unfinished masterpiece Que Viva Mexico, originally from 1932 but not really released internationally until
I love Johnny To, even if not all his movies are great. But his 2005 film, Election, absolutely is great. The plot is simple. A triad in Hong Kong has an election every two years to pick its new leade
C’mon, how could I not go with this tonight?
I recently checked out Raoul Walsh’s 1932 film Wild Girl, starring Joan Bennett. It’s not very good. The film starts with a big mammy scene and goes back to the racism repeatedly. It’
Sometimes, you don’t watch an iconic film for years. Then you watch it again. And you remember that if anything, it was even more awesome than you remembered. This really should just be an open
Here’s a family with three kids–a baby, a Malaysian honey bear, and a flying squirrel–at feeding time. Glad the internet exists so this kind of thing can be preserved.