Monthly Archives: July 2013

Recently Watched: Motel Hell/Good Hair/The Descendants

I had not seen the kooky “Motel Hell” (1980) since the late 80’s and was pleasantly surprised at how it holds up. Made on a modest budget, directed rather blandly and with an unevenly talented cast, the film still manages … Continue reading

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Epic Battle of Sensibilities: Pacific Rim

You take one very talented, Mexican director. You give him a big, American budget courtesy of a big, American studio (Warner Bros.) to make a Japanese monster movie. What do you get? You get director Guillermo del Toro’s signature elements … Continue reading

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