Once Upon a Time in Mexico – revisited

I have a secret love for action flicks – and there are those in my collection I can watch over and over and never ever get bored. It hit me about half an hour into Once Upon a Time in Mexico that this might be the perfect date flick – as long as you’ve gotContinue reading “Once Upon a Time in Mexico – revisited”

The serial killer in my living room

Okay, the entire unmitigated truth about the serial killer in my living room. That’s right, in my living room, two days before the Rochester city cops and the Monroe County sheriff and the big boys from the FBI figured out who’d been sweeping the streets of the Flour City of common working girls, leaving theirContinue reading “The serial killer in my living room”

Sukiyaki Western Django!

Filmmakers learn their art from those who came before them. In this case, there was Akira Kurosawa and Yojimbo in 1961; hundreds, if not thousands of Hong Kong chop-socky flicks; and the Japanese film industry’s obsession with the yakuza gangster flick in the 60’s and 70’s. Quentin Tarantino and Takashi Miike spent their youth andContinue reading “Sukiyaki Western Django!”