Hit-and-run victim was quiet and dependable,... →
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The “real” title is Forgive Me, For I Have Sinned. The synopsis: A cult leader called “The Confessor” hears confessions from rape victims, “cleanses” the female ones with sex and then arranges for all victims and sometimes himself to rape their own male or female rapists. So far, so sploitative. So what about the director, Phil Prince? Incarcerated in 1985...
Pedobear is apparently going to strike in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the state fair. The broadcast mentions he was last seen at the “San Diego Comic Convention.” Coincidently, I happened to interview him there in 2009. I even got his Five Favorite Films. He said his name was Pedro. Sadly, we both meant to say Hounddog. But I guess Underdog is just as pedo-friendly.
Bond vs. Chan: Jackie Shows How It's Done →
The difference between sloppy and choreographed action scenes. And why Sly Stallone is simply wrong when it comes to his own process in The Expendables.
In Which I Explain Why Resident Evil is So... →
Reviews of 9th Company, The End: British Gangsters... →
I’m doing some contributions to Hammer to Nail’s VOD selections this month. To break it down for you: 9th Company is a Russian army film made by the son of the director of War and Peace. It’s also extremely good and has one of the most jaw-droppingly framed shots you will ever find. Also, Vladimir Putin claims it was one of the best films of 2005. You don’t want to prove...
In Which I State the Case Satoshi Kon's Work... →
Satoshi Kon died on a Tuesday and came back virally when Makiko Itoh translated a posthumous blog post from the Japanese anime filmmaker; retweets inevitably followed. The stream-of-consciousness missive ran through his fears and acceptance of the situation to the brutal send-off Itoh clarified: “So, he is essentially saying to the reader, ‘I have to go now, I’m leaving this...