What makes a film art? Is it subtext? The collage of mediums blanketed onto film with music and mood layering the textures, emotions and the suspension of disbelief? Well, the time has come. Yes, I did forget but, I remember now.
This month's Retro Movie is
In the spring of 1989, a film that was supposed to make waves in the creature feature genre only made ripples. Critically lambasted, George P. Cosmatos’s Leviathan didn’t even make its budget back in theatrical revenues. It didn’t help that it was the year of
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Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence, known in Japan as just Innocence (イノセンス, Inosensu), is a 2004 anime/computer-animated cyberpunk film that serves as a sequel to 1995's Ghost in the Shell. It was co-produced by Production I.G and Studio Ghibli for Tokuma Shoten,
There’s no rest and relaxation for the terrorized couple featured in the tense 1989 Australian thriller Dead Calm. A time of recovery in grief becomes a fight for life when they come across a man with a dark secret. How will they survive in the middle
Fort Apache the Bronx (1981)
This will probably be the most serious movie I’ve ever viewed and reviewed for your nostalgic pleasure.
Fort Apache the Bronx is a 1981 American crime drama film directed by Daniel Petrie. The film is about a hard-drinking, lonely veteran cop, Murphy
It seems like during the nineties someone in Hong Kong decided to make a live-action Wicked City adaptation. What could go wrong, right?
Well I’m here to give it you and break it down (lightly). The movie is mediocre. It’s bland. The effects leave a lot
Highlander directed by Russel Mulcahy (The Shadow, The Real McCoy, Razorback) and starring Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery and Clancy Brown as the Kurgan.
Set in both medieval Scotland and 1980's New York City and revolves around the centuries old battle between mysterious immortals all in competition
Awaydays is directed by Pat Holden and stars Stephen Graham. Based on a novel of the same name published in 1998 written by Kevin Sampson.
The story of a young adolescent who joins a local football firm and becomes a Casual. Running with the pack, he
What more can be said about this now-much praised film than has already been said? Very few films have gone through such a drastic critical and popular reappraisal as John Carpenter’s The Thing. Mainstream and genre film critics severely criticized the film when released on
Hard Boiled is directed by legendary Hong Kong action director John Woo (The Killer) and starring Chow Yun Fat (Crouching Tiger Green Dragon, Replacement Killers). The 1992 film is John Woo’s last adventure in Hong Kong Cinema before he made the voyage overseas into America
Duke Togo, the fictional adept hit man, who operates under the code name “Golgo 13” takes us back to a time when anime heroes oozed machismo. Created by manga artist Takao Saito, Golgo 13 seemed to fill the void in Japan for a James Bond
It came from the back of the video store. The ghost of VHS past. Gregg Araki's final installment in his apocalypse trilogy. A trio of unrelated yet somehow very California films that track the lives of young people living in the vapid and pretentious world