Blog Archives

Sword Master ~ San shao ye de jian (original title)

In this beautifully shot wuxia epic, a powerful swordsman is haunted by the destructive impact his deadly talents have on others. Weary of the bloodshed and violence from the martial arts world, he banishes himself to the humble life a … Continue reading

Comments Off on Sword Master ~ San shao ye de jian (original title)

Buster’s Mal Heart

In this bold thriller peppered with dark humor and interlocking mystery, an eccentric mountain man is on the run from the authorities, surviving the winter by breaking into empty vacation homes in a remote community. Regularly calling into radio talk … Continue reading

Comments Off on Buster’s Mal Heart

Afterimage ~ Powidoki (original title)

The great Polish director Andrzej Wajda returns with this passionate biopic about avant-garde artist Wladyslaw Strzeminski (brilliantly played by Polish superstar Boguslaw Linda), who battled Stalinist orthodoxy and his own physical impairments to advance his progressive ideas about art. Stars: … Continue reading

Comments Off on Afterimage ~ Powidoki (original title)

Whiskey Galore!

Starring Eddie Izzard. A remake of the classic Ealing comedy, WHISKY GALORE! is set during WWII on a small Scottish Isle. Whiskey has been rationed, but when a cargo ship carrying booze crashes nearby off-shore, not even the ever-present constable … Continue reading

Comments Off on Whiskey Galore!

Kedi

Hundreds of thousands of Turkish cats roam the metropolis of Istanbul freely. For thousands of years they’ve wandered in and out of people’s lives, becoming an essential part of the communities that make the city so rich. Claiming no owners, … Continue reading

Comments Off on Kedi

After the Storm ~ Umi yori mo mada fukaku (original title)

Once a successful and celebrated writer, Ryota struggles to finish his next novel and can barely makes ends meet working at a private detective agency. As his gambling addiction spirals out of control, Ryota’s wife Kyoko leaves him – taking … Continue reading

Comments Off on After the Storm ~ Umi yori mo mada fukaku (original title)