Posts Tagged ‘film’

Bogdanovich on Lubitsch

April 10, 2008

Peter Bogdanovich, director and author of several essential books on the great early film directors, has written a new appreciation of Ernst Lubitsch for the New York Observer. (Images above are from Lubitsch’s eternal classic Trouble In Paradise.)


Drunken Angel

December 18, 2007

Toshiro Mifune electrifies in Kurosawa’s 1948 genre piece (it’s an amalgam noir/weeper/Ozu-style family drama). Not just a harbinger of the greatness to come, Drunken Angel stands on its own as a stylish and memorable entertainment.