Just like the diseased swamp at the centre of the community Japan’s post war streets are filled with vermin looking to pray upon the weak. Honour is still respected, when illness strikes masculinity you cannot hide and Mifune’s incredible emotional performance truly captures an individual scared to look for help in his most vulnerable hour. Surrealist nightmares and fake relationships cast him out of mind and onto the streets to fight. A doctor, the incredible Shimura, seeks no pity onto…
I prepared myself for this film by not watching it and waiting. Since I started my journey into cinema last year 2001 has been the top of my list but I was very worried I wouldn’t like it so I decided to watch other films instead and slowly build up to it as I learnt what cinema could be. I was afraid I wouldn’t appreciate it or even not understand it so my viewing would become a waste and I…
As everyone’s said already it’s dumb that this film didn’t go into theatres and most of Disneys trash does. A cleaned up, refreshed Predator stand alone it works really well. Removing a lot of the bullshit most of the new ones have and and bringing back to basics as a survival horror against an incredibly scary foe. The Comanche version is the cherry on top.
I’ve been quite confidently since getting into film and cinema that 2001: A Space Odyssey is my favourite film.l and I’ve been telling everyone that. I was a little worried. I’ve logged since over 800 films since watching this for the first time last year and added countless other films to my favourites list. I was a little nervous going in I must admit.
Who am I to be nervous about my favourite film when Kubrick is behind the camera.…