Tag: art

Charlie Cho: The Cinematic Lover

The legend of Don Juan dates all the way back to the 14th century. Originally showing up in a play by Tirso de Molina, this ancient story has been retold countless times in all manners of artistic expression. The story, in most retellings, focuses on a prosperous libertine man who has dedicated his life to…

Mushroom Clouds and Mushroom Men

Review of Mushroom Clouds and Mushroom Men by Peter Brothers (2009, AuthorHouse) as written by Coffin Jon of VCinema. If you had told me as a child in the late ‘70s that someone actually made the Godzilla films that I loved so much, I would have thought you were crazy. Surely, considering the large number…

Ringo Lam: The Unsung Hero of Hong Kong Cinema

Although he is a figure that is all too familiar for fans of Hong Kong cinema, in recent years the name Ringo Lam has slightly lost its luster. Asian cinema fans have either forgotten about this master of heroic bloodshed, or never knew about him in the first place. A filmmaker that is uncompromising and…

Cinema of the Absurd

So last night I’m just sitting around doing very little with my free time, bored out of my mind when out of the sky comes a white shining horse come to save me from the despair and loneliness that a twenty three year old single dude with no personal life might have – that horse,…

5 Unsummer Flicks

Originally Written For Rogue Cinema Ahh, the summer is truly upon us. Down here in Louisiana, we have many months of humid, hot, muggy, wet, moisture laden days and rainy nights to look forward to. For some, they have bright days with sunny beaches in their near future. However, none of us live in those…