King Hu made poetry out of protest with A Touch of Zen

King Hu made poetry out of protest with A Touch of Zen

by Arpad Okay. This is RETROGRADING, where we know better than to mess with monks when martial arts are involved. THE FILM: A Touch of Zen THE YEAR: 1971. King Hu had left Shaw Brothers and Hong Kong for the creative freedom of his own Taiwanese production company,...
Dating is, like, literally murder in Fresh

Dating is, like, literally murder in Fresh

THIS ANTI-MONITOR REVIEW OF ‘FRESH’ IS SPOILER-FREE. by Matt Fleming. With the constant flood of chaos and instability in the modern world, people have the right to be paranoid about looking for love amidst the disorder. For anyone who has tried online dating, the...
Armageddon, this ain’t: Moonfall, reviewed

Armageddon, this ain’t: Moonfall, reviewed

THE ANTI-MONITOR REVIEW OF ‘MOONFALL’ IS SPOILER-FREE. by Matt Fleming. “What if the moon fell?” It’s as simple a premise as any, one that could have been generated by either an unaffected child’s mind or a drum circle of red-eyed stoners. On its dusty,...