‘Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance,’ the first in the series, offers a killer origin story and a parade of balletic violence.
The ‘Lone Wolf and Cub’ Movie Marathon kicks off with a review of ‘Shogun Assassin,’ a poetic, violent American remix of the first two films in the series.
G Clark embarks upon his most ambitious project yet: a series of Blind Spot essays focusing on the famous Lone Wolf and Cub series of samurai flicks.
Our Korean New Wave Marathon continues with ‘A Tale of Two Sisters’, a fascinating supernatural horror film from director Kim Ji-woon.
Shiri, the first in our Korean Wave Cinema Series, blends genre and politics in a story of identity. It’s not the most auspicious Marathon starter, but it’ll do.
In our next Film Misery Movie Marathon, we look at one of the most interesting film movements in recent memory.
‘Roger & Me’ is a persuasive argument, not objective journalism, and Moore succeeds in making his case.
Errol Morris’s legendary documentary that spared a man’s life, forever changed the genre, and continues to move audiences as an audacious work of art.
Test your knowledge and see if you can guess the filmmaker based on their documentary subjects.
Barbara Kopple’s ‘Harlan County, USA’ pushes our Classic Docs Marathon right in to the dicey realm of advocacy filmmaking with deeply affecting results.
Grey Gardens may not be the most beautiful place anymore, but boy is it fun to visit.
The first film in our Classic Documentary Marathon teaches an early, critical lesson in film’s fuzzy distinction between narrative and reality.
Our next Movie Marathon into the largely underexplored – and underappreciated – realm of nonfiction film.
The Film Misery staff concludes our Wes Anderson marathon by ranking all seven films that he has made. Share your favorite as well.
Wild animals are trapped in people clothing in Wes Anderson’s ambitious animated film.
How I learned to love the train.
Film critic Matt Zoller-Seitz breaks down the fantastic opening scene from one of Anderson’s best films.
A look back at what might be Anderson’s most underappreciated work.
Anderson brings a cartoon to life with one the best films of his career.
An ode to Eric Anderson; the boys get painted.