Weekly Round-Up: May 15-21, 2016

Last week, I saw: Woman in the Dunes (1964) - At its best, this demented love story is an absolute thriller, chronicling the kidnapping and imprisonment of one man by a rural Japanese village. Unfortunately, this intriguing premise loses momentum and is all but buried by its 2 1/2 hour running time. NOT RECOMMENDED. Descendants … Continue reading Weekly Round-Up: May 15-21, 2016

Weekly Round-Up: May 08-14, 2016

Two weeks ago, I saw: Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) - Ambitious mega-sequel tying together plot elements from the far reaches of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, plus introducing charismatic new characters in Scarlet Witch and The Vision. I had some trouble following what was going on but I overall enjoyed it (though I don't understand … Continue reading Weekly Round-Up: May 08-14, 2016