Category Archives: Foreign

Happy Birthday, Jackie Chan!

Jackie Chan is 60 today! Holy shit! To celebrate, you have to watch the epic final fight scene from Police Story. I’ve never seen so many people thrown through glass displays in my life. Also, notice how much Jackie gets … Continue reading

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The Human Condition vs. A Human’s Condition: The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser and Bad Boy Bubby

I’ve long been a fan of Werner Herzog’s The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser. I have it on DVD, and it’s part of a boxed set that I’m proud to own. If you don’t own the set, I recommend picking it … Continue reading

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Eighty Years of Nonstop Mariachi Music – Long Dream (2000)

You know, there are some directors out there whom I think would greatly benefit from sitting down and watching this movie. I check the budgets on a lot of movies, and most of the time I wonder to myself how … Continue reading

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Introspection and Then Some – Wild Strawberries (1957)

It’s been a while since I’ve watched an Ingmar Bergman film. I don’t remember how I got into his works, but everything I’ve seen from him has made an impression on me. In fact, over the years, he’s become one … Continue reading

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Head in a Vice Review: Fritz Lang’s M

Every so often, I help out my fellow blogger, Tyson Carter, with his IMDb Top 250 Project. This time around, I reviewed Fritz Lang’s M, a 1931 German film about the panic caused by, and apprehension of, a child murderer. … Continue reading

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That, Sir, is Impressive – Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011)

I think if everyone had at least half of the dedication and understanding of Jiro Ono, the world would be a lot better off. Mastering the art of preparing sushi since around the age of 10, Jiro has built himself … Continue reading

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Please Wear This Rodent Helmet with Me – Black Rat (2010)

Black Rat is one of those movies I can’t decide if I like or not. I’m pretty sure it’s not good, but the bizarreness of it all compelled me to sit through a lot of the bullshit just so I … Continue reading

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