Red Lion (1969) Returns to a more familiar time in Toshiro Mifune’s career

Allowing Toshiro Mifune full range of the set to play around. It’s a marvelously fun performance featuring parts of romance, machismo, and genuine empathy, while splashing in stylish battle sequences. … More Red Lion (1969) Returns to a more familiar time in Toshiro Mifune’s career

CERTIFIED WEIRD: Ingmar Bergman pushes the limits of provocation with his made-for-TV-movie The Rite (1969)

It all culminates in the presentation of the act – a mock-pagan staging, with the overdramatized, blasphemous masks and costumes, leads to mock-pornography that purposefully provokes. … More CERTIFIED WEIRD: Ingmar Bergman pushes the limits of provocation with his made-for-TV-movie The Rite (1969)