Episode 24: Pulse

Great googly moogly!  We have come to the third and final episode of our first anniversary.  In this episode, we unsurprisingly discuss the third and...

Perfect Education: 40 Days of Love (2001)

Kidnap.  Bondage.  Sexual violence. Rape.  Not exactly the most savory subjects for a film series, but producer and distributor Art Port has been able touch...

The Housemaid (South Korea, 2010)

Having heard comparisons with both Hitchcock films in general and Adrian Lyne’s Fatal Attraction (1987) in specific, I walked into Im Sang-Soo’s re-imagining of The...

Episode 23: Charisma

In the second part of three first anniversary episodes, we the discuss the second part of (surprise) three film in Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s “Apocalypse” trilogy, Charisma...

Castaway on the Moon (2009)

Castaway on the Moon is a hard film to write about. It’s kind of an odd-ball love story wrapped in a “stranded-on-a-deserted-island” premise. It’s Cast...

Desperado Outpost (Japan, 1959)

Kihachi Okamoto (1924-2005) was a Japanese filmmaker who spent an entire career demolishing the widely accepted viewpoint that there was any honor in violence. Although...