Illustration by Joëlle Jones
NEW TO THEATRES...
* The Hunger Games, odds are I sorta kind love this movie. A smart adaptation of the books makes for one pleasing blockbuster.
UPDATED TO CRITERION CONFESSIONS...
Finishing out the Nikkatsu Noir collection of Japanese crime films with two starring Joe Shishido:
* Cruel Gun Story
* A Colt is My Passport
Speaking of noir, I also have a piece in this week's Portland Mercury about a film noir festival coming to town. Read it.
THIS WEEK IN DVD/BD REVIEWS...
* Tyrannosaur, a brutal social drama about the cycle of violence from British actor Paddy Considine
* La Visita (The Vistor), a bittersweet 1960s romantic comedy starring 8 1/2's Sandra Milo
Current Soundtrack: The Shins, Port of Morrow