World on a Wire – Blu-Ray Review

World on a Wire came midway into Rainer Werner Fassbinder's insanely productive but short career, and marks a real turning point in his work. His early films wear their influences on their sleeve and are incredibly hit and miss, but when he made World on a Wire, he was starting to experiment more and more … Continue reading World on a Wire – Blu-Ray Review

Tokyo Drifter – Blu-Ray Review

Tokyo Drifter and Branded to Kill remain Seijun Suzuki's best-known films amongst western audiences, although I'm not sure about his native Japanese audience. This was partly due to filmmakers like Jim Jarmusch and Quentin Tarantino singing his praises, but also because both films were released as Criterion DVDs early on, which were essentially a port … Continue reading Tokyo Drifter – Blu-Ray Review