Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame (2010)

My expectations for this movie were raised just a little too high by all the comments I’d seen saying that it was — finally, after a decade of flailing — a return to form for director Tsui Hark. It’s true … Continue reading

Madam Satan (1930)

This makes an interesting companion to Cobra Woman (1944). Both are delirious camp classics in their own ways, but I found Madam Satan a lot less fun over all. Partly that’s because Madam Satan lasts for damn near two hours, … Continue reading