Tag Archives: Film

Movie Poster Du Jour: “Judex”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Italian poster for this 1963 take on the Feuillade classic. “Judex” was finally released on DVD a few months ago.

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Notes on “Vendetta of a Samurai”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Kazuo Mori’s semi-satirical action flick pops the bubble of valor surrounding the samurai genre. Toshiro Mifune and Takashi Shimura – they’d later be featured in “The Seven Samurai” – play best friends who find themselves on opposite … Continue reading

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Notes on “King Solomon’s Mines”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Even more than “Star Wars” or “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” this cheery travesty from the Cannon Group seems to start in the middle. The hero, Allan Quatermain, is given no introduction, and the details of … Continue reading

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “Blast of Silence”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Related

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“The Unknown Known”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Have any UR readers watched “The Unknown Known,” Errol Morris’ documentary on Donald Rumsfeld? It’s on Netflix Instant. I caught up with it last week and found myself fascinated by its lameness. For 100 minutes Morris … Continue reading

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “All That Heaven Allows”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: The stone lithography process by which this poster was printed makes looking at it a rather sumptuous experience. Gotta love the delicate lighting effect on the faces and the array of blues and greens. With art … Continue reading

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “The Green Slime”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Related I love the theme song.

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