Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s “Doppelganger” lesser but interesting work

A typical Kiyoshi Kurosawa premise that allows him to explore creepy, unexplainable moods and atmospheres. … More Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s “Doppelganger” lesser but interesting work

“Alexander Nevsky” (1938) the real Sergei Eisenstein epic

Sergei Eisenstein’s unfathomable, awe-inspiring war epic that’s an allegory to the Germans and the Catholic church in pre-revolution Russia. The vision is of the power of the modern Russian citizen, standing up against bourgeois apathy and laziness. An uprising of the people of Novgorod and Russia, led by a handsomely blonde hair flowing General, Alexander Nevsky, that speaks for the people, is reasonable in his logic and exists solely as a symbol for revolution. … More “Alexander Nevsky” (1938) the real Sergei Eisenstein epic

“Argentina, 1985” (2022) a striking, incisive look at The Dirty War

Incredibly powerful writing, performance,, and story about the trial relating to Argentina’s Dirty War. An all-encompassing look at the corruption, horror, and intimidation that took place, and the sheer and utter lack of humanity prohibited in these acts of pure genocide … More “Argentina, 1985” (2022) a striking, incisive look at The Dirty War

Ralph Fiennes Instills Fear in Ham-fisted Social Satire “The Menu”

The Menu’s sole purpose is to alienate the upper-class pawns through indignation and granting them their every desire – even self-destruction. Mark Mylod’s misanthropic social satire is revenge-based. The servant class exacts revenge on the rich. … More Ralph Fiennes Instills Fear in Ham-fisted Social Satire “The Menu”

The Enforcer (1951) a mad scientist noir

The Enforcer (1951) is a murder for profit affair with a mastermind sitting at the top of the pyramid giving directives to desperate men without a motive, and staying protected from the law. Enter Humphrey Bogart, the lead playing a tough nosed district attorney tasked with the impossible in bringing the massive ring of hired hit men to justice. 
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