05 January 2007

January 5, 2007

Hard Candy
Mind ****.

What to Watch For
Excellent dialog
Great acting (from no-name actors)
Art direction
Colors
Hitchcockian drama

Why You Should Watch It
Cerebral
Keeps you guessing
Intense
Gut-wrenching
I said so

03 January 2007

January 2, 2007

Yojimbo
Amazing. Not the best samurai movie, but an essential one. Watch it and Sanjuro back to back.

What to Watch For
Tension
Story
Fight scenes

Why You Should Watch It
Toshiro Mifune
Akira Kurosawa
Predecessor to all the Sergio Leone westerns

02 January 2007

January 1, 2007


Children of Men
Holy ****!

What to Watch For
Incredible directing
Amazing shots
Long cuts
Brilliant camera-work
Intense scenes

Why You Should Watch It
Commentary on humanity
Cerebral
Intense
Hopeful
Ground-breaking