White Shadows in the South Seas (1928)

This is an interesting variation on the South Seas romance sub-genre. Monte Blue plays Dr. Matthew Lloyd, a refugee from civilization who hates how white men exploit the native islanders. He attacks a brutal white trader, who promptly has his … Continue reading

Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen (2010)

I saw this last night at the tiny bijou theater the Grand Illusion with my friend Luke. It was a projected Blu-Ray, which mostly looked pretty good but at times exhibited a digital sheen. The movie itself is a hodgepodge … Continue reading