Saturday, June 13, 2015

The Week in Review: All-Kicking, All-Punching Edition


Here are links to articles that published in the past week:

1) Chilean martial arts movie Redeemer is a great vehicle for star Marko Zaror. More in my Village Voice review: UvtGxzgw4j

2) American animator Don Hertzfeldt's World of Tomorrow blows the competition away in 2015 Sundance Film Festival Award-Winning Short Films. More in my Village Voice review: IWyop6uz3z

3) Hong Kong martial-arts comedy Dreadnaught (1981)--a Yuen Biao vehicle directed by Woo-Ping Yuen--is an energizing delight. More in my Village Voice review: nCREfFUQ0v

4) J. Michael Straczynski and the Wachowskis' uneven science-fiction serial Sense8 gets appreciably freaky in episodes 4-6. More in my second of four Vulture recaps: 1QrCSHx

5) And bleak American/Chilewood indie horror film The Stranger is a pantload. More in my review: the-stranger-2015

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Your Good Blog's Gonna Go Bad: The Week in Review


Here are links to pieces that published in the past week.

1) My Village Voice review of Brooklyn filmmaker Eddie Mullins's thoughtful

2) My review of Swedish absurdist Roy Andersson's terrific A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on

3) My primer on martial arts legend Jackie Chan's awe-inspiring Police Story films:

4) My Village Voice review of mediocre horror film Insidious: Chapter

5) My review of uneven but satisfying Old Man Jackie Chan vehicle Police Story: Lockdown (aka: Police Story 2013):

6) My Vulture recap of the Wachowskis' new-age-y scifi series Sense8's first three episodes: