Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Trailer for The Dead 2

Trailer for The Dead 2, a zombie film set in India. The first movie was set in Africa and was pretty decent for a low budget film. This looks better than the first one.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Ending of Angel Enforcers

The ending of Angel Enforcers from 1989. A slightly lower budget attempt at John Woo style action. This time female cops verses Kenneth Tsang (Chow Yun Fat's manager in The Killer). I was never able to get this film at the store but now it is streaming on amazon prime under the title Angel Terminators.

Fists Of Fire BBC documentary on the Shaw Brothers from 1975

30 minute BBC documentary from 1975 on the Shaw Brothers movie studio. Lots of great behind the scenes footage. Shows the foley sound effect work.Highly recommended.

Sogo Ishii's Shuffle

Sogo Ishii's Shuffle is a proto cyberpunk mash up of Run Lola Run and Taxi Driver, in mostly black and white with a noisy jazz/funk soundtrack. It is the first adaptation of the work of Otomo Katsuhiro, the creator of Akira. 30 minutes long and subtitles, if you use the "cc" button on youtube. Ishii also directed the film Electric Dragon 80,000 V

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Mad Max Fury Road

The trailer for the new Mad Max film looks great. Looks like mostly practical stunt work.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Latest Stephen Chow film, Journey To The West

The latest Stephen Chow film, Journey To The West is now streaming on netflix. He only directed it but it still is pretty funny. Much better than CJ7. And it stars Shu Qi,

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

The Knife - live version of Heartbeats

New movie based on a Philip K. Dick novel, stars Alanis Morissette

The effects don't look that great but the actors don't seem that wooden. I would watch it streaming, but for now here's the trailer.