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The Face of Love: 'Falling for a doppelganger'

Feb 4, 2015

The Face of Love: 'Falling for a doppelganger'

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Back in the 20th century, there was an unwritten consensus of sorts that actors and actresses over a certain age should not be involved in heavyweight love scenes. But over the last decade, veteran performers have been cast in romantic comedies of all kinds, ...

The Suspect (Suspect: Kanashiki Yogi-Sha)

Feb 4, 2015

The Suspect (Suspect: Kanashiki Yogi-Sha)

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Director: Won Shin-yeon Language: Korean (subtitled in English) This is the South Korean version of the “Bourne” series and unabashedly copies its premise, camerawork and editing. Dong-cheol (Yoo Gong) is a South Korean agent working in the North, but one day he’s ditched by ...

Escape from Tomorrow

Feb 4, 2015

Escape from Tomorrow

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Director: Randy Moore Language: English A family trip to Disney World turns into a crazed, paranoid waking nightmare? And it’s all shot guerrilla style in the actual Magic Kingdom? Count me in. Average dad Jim (Roy Abramsohn) is on what’s supposed to be the ...

Scott delivers epic tale with 'Exodus'

Jan 29, 2015

Scott delivers epic tale with 'Exodus'

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While promoting his new film “Exodus: Gods and Kings,” Christian Bale referred to his character, Moses, as “likely schizophrenic” and “one of the most barbaric individuals that I ever read about in my life.” Bale has understandably backed away from much of the media ...

Back to the love hotel for ex-pink film director

Jan 28, 2015

Back to the love hotel for ex-pink film director

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Interviews with people you know well can turn awkward if you try to be the probing questioner instead of the coffee-shop companion. No such worries with 61-year-old Ryuichi Hiroki, the former pink film (i.e., soft pornography) director who made his commercial and critical breakthrough ...