Here are our latest reviews of films on DVD.
Pre-2018 Film Reviews
- Excerpt: A politicized film revealing the human tragedy of war.
Luiz Santiago @ Plano Crítico (1922) [Portuguese]
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai
Chris Barsanti @ PopMatters (1999)
- Excerpt: Jarmusch’s 1999 classic Ghost Dog, now in a Criterion edition, freely mixes and matches Bushido philosophy, Mafia and samurai flicks, Ryunosuke Akutagawa, and lo-fi hip-hop into a sly and dreamy comedy about role-playing.
Luiz Santiago @ Plano Crítico (2001) [Portuguese]
Puzzle of a Downfall Child
- Excerpt: …an unusual film that was not a big hit during its initial release, but which deserves reconsideration today as an early example of the American New Wave.