trailer break: ‘The Green Hornet’

Take a break from work: watch a trailer… I thought Michel Gondry was gonna make a superhero movie that didn’t look like every other damn superhero movie. Wasn’t that the idea? Or did Columbia get cold feet at the last minute when they suddenly realized they’d hired a weird-ass French arthouse director and strongarmed him … more…

Tokyo! (review)

This triptypch of short flicks about the Japanese capital by non-Japanese filmmakers is wildly intriguing to me, as someone who has never been there but would like to visit — I wonder, though, how natives or familiar foreigners would parse the peculiarities of these disturbing urban fairy tales.