March 3, 2011
Instant Swamp

Instant Swamp (Satoshi Miki, 2009)

After Adrift in Tokyo (2007) Instant Swamp disappoints with its unfocused fable exploring the great divide between magical thought and rational thought.
November 28, 2010
The Devils

The Devils (Ken Russell, 1971)

Legend goes that The Devils was considered so extreme in its time that it was banned in North America and never distributed on home video here.
November 24, 2010
Threesome in The Naked Kitchen

The Naked Kitchen (Ji-yeong Hong, 2009)

The Naked Kitchen is disappointing, even with the presence of Ji-hun Ju (Kim from last year’s Antique) and its appealing premise. It does everything wrong.
April 20, 2010
Ip Man

Ip Man (Wilson Yip, 2008)

Ip Man, a martial arts master, must go against his own code of conduct to protect his fellow countrymen when war breaks out.
January 3, 2014
I'll Give It My All... Tomorrow

Fantasia 2013 bits IV

Reviews bits of the Fantasia Film Festival.