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A Six Demon Bag

August 14th, 2011 · 3 Comments

“The studio wanted Raiders of the Lost Ark, clearly that’s what they wanted. They wanted a movie like that. ‘Can’t you just do that?’ They didn’t ever actually say that to me, but I know that’s what they wanted. ‘Xerox it.’ But I had other ideas and I thought it would have been interesting at […]

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Tags: Alternate universe · Beasts and monsters · Cult favorite · Famous line · Flashback · Interrogation · Martial arts · Supernatural · Sword fight · Woman in jeopardy

Not A Sin If No One Sees It

June 26th, 2011 · 1 Comment

“The interesting thing about Flesh+Blood is that when Paul was looking for music, he went to Luc Van de Ven, who has a record company, Prometheus Records, and he said, ‘What do you think, what kind of music should I use?’ and Luc played him Conan. That’s the score that took me to Paul. I […]

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Tags: Bathtub scene · Coming of age · Dreams and visions · Gangsters and hoodlums · Inventors and Tinkerers · Love Triangle · Military · Prostitute · Psychoanalysis · Sword fight · Woman in jeopardy

Only Swords Can Settle Things Now

July 25th, 2010 · 2 Comments

In the month of July, I take a look at films released in my very favorite film stock and aspect ratio: black & white in anamorphic. Unless they’re being financed with credit cards, movies are rarely shot like this anymore because they’re impossible to sell to television. Yet these dreams sneak onto Turner Classic Movies […]

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Tags: Black comedy · Crooked officer · Gangsters and hoodlums · Interrogation · Prostitute · Small town · Sword fight