Freeman Williams

Award-winning videographer, writer, actor, crap cineaste, foole.

Favorite films

  • Seven Samurai
  • They Might Be Giants
  • Head
  • The Seventh Seal

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  • Cosmic Sin

    ★★

  • Mr. Vampire

    ★★★★★

  • Death Race 2050

    ★★½

  • Fast Five

    ★★½

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  • The Killer

    The Killer

    ★★★½

    Well-staged Korean entry into the retired-hitman-breaks-out-the-old-tools-to-take-the-trash-out field. Has only the second hand-to-hand gun fight I've seen in a movie.

  • Space Ninja: Sword of the Space Ark

    Space Ninja: Sword of the Space Ark

    ★★½

    Spliced together episodes of a TV series. Cribbing a lot of footage from the movie "Message From Space", the production values are not, shall we say, extremely high. In other words, I loved it.

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  • The Searchers

    The Searchers

    ★★★★★

    This may be the perfect Western, bridging the years between Randolph Scott's starched West and the late twentieth century's Unforgiven; while still marveling at the magnificent scenery of Monument Valley, and still loving this era in American history, The Searchers comes from a much darker place than any previous Ford Western.

    Wayne is Ethan Edwards, a man just returned to his brother's homestead after three years, just in time for the family to be slaughtered and the two young girls…

  • Zodiac

    Zodiac

    ★★★★

    I was wondering how they'd finish up a movie about a serial killer who was never caught.

    David Fincher does a spectacular job of re-creating California in the 60s-late 70s to tell the tale of the Zodiac killer, whose exact body count and identity is still a matter of conjecture, though the movie - and the book it is based on - do come up with a likely suspect. The murders themselves take up a very small amount of the…