Classics Review: Rashomon

Hello fellow movie goers from around the globe. Today’s classic review is yet another groundbreaking film by legendary director Akira Kurosawa titled, “Rashomon.” The Premise involves four people sharing their own perspective of a samurai’s murder. Each one’s story contradicts certain elements whether it’s real or not. Rashomon was officially released in 1950. (exact same […]

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Classics Review: Seven Samurai

Hello fellow movie goers from around the globe. Today’s classic review is an influential film that became a tentpole on the film industry. Story is about villagers who hire samurai to fight bandits from raiding their town and learn to defend themselves. What I’m referring to is none other than Akira Kurosawa’s groundbreaking epic, “Seven […]

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Bottle Rocket

In 1994, an aspiring director from Texas named, Wes Anderson and two brothers, Owen & Luke Wilson made a short film called, “Bottle Rocket.” Story is about three quirky pals plan a heist. Two Years Later, the trio expand the short into a full-length feature film with James L. Brooks (The Simpsons, Broadcast News, As […]

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Police Story

“Police Story” was officially released in 1985. (same year Brazil came out) It received positive reviews from critics and made enough revenue at the box office. The film spawned three sequels and two reboots with Jackie reprising his role in every single one. The Criterion Collection included the first and second film as spine numbers […]

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Raging Bull

In 1978, a year after “New York, New York” bombed at the box office, falling into deep depression, Martin “Marty” Scorsese nearly died from a fatal drug overdose. His pal, Robert “Bobby” De Niro convinced him to get himself into rehab so they can team-up to adapt Jake La Motta’s autobiographical book titled, “Raging Bull: […]

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Moonrise Kingdom

After Wes Anderson’s “Fantastic Mr. Fox” came out in 2009, his next film is based on his experience as a Boy Scout growing up in Texas and wanted to make a story about young love set in The 60s. What I’m referring to is the premise from “Moonrise Kingdom.” Moonrise Kingdom was released in 2012. […]

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