Most of us know, or have met, someone like Rob (John Cusack), the main character of High Fidelity. Rob’s love of music is more than an extreme hobby. He owns a record store that specializes in vinyl and spends his days arguing top-five lists with his two employees, Barry and Dick. Unfortunately, his girlfriend, Laura,… Continue reading HIGH FIDELITY

The Special Duty Combat Unit SHINESMAN

The Special Duty Combat Unit Shinesman

You answer a stupid question… He just wanted to earn a decent living and be a good guardian to his kid brother, Yota. There was no way for Hiroya Matsumoto to know his answer to a seemingly-innocuous question during a job interview would place him in the position of being a superhero. 

BLADE RUNNER: The Director’s Cut

At age 18, most works of entertainment and elements of popular culture are well past their expiration date. Time’s passing causes even original stories to seem clichéd. Special effects, at best, look old-fashioned or, at worst, are seen as campy. It was with a little trepidation that I placed my shiny new copy of Blade… Continue reading BLADE RUNNER: The Director’s Cut