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The Flowers of War (2011)

The “Flowers of War” (2011) takes Hollywood on at their own game. This Beijing-produced war epic throws together the visionary director behind “Hero” (2002) and “The House of Flying Daggers” (2004), Zhang Yimou, the war-torn setting of 1937 Nanking, The Dark Knight himself (Christian Bale) and a budget of some $94 million to play around with. So would “The Flowers of War” come up smelling of roses? Continue reading

Rashomon (1950)

“Rashomon”(1950) ranks at no. 81 on the IMDB top 250 movies. “Rashomon” (1950) – Directed by Akira Kurosawa Starring Toshiro Mifune, Masayuki Mori, Machiko Kyo and Takashi Shimura. “Rashomon” is credited as the film which brought acclaimed Japanese director Akira Kurosawa to the attention of Western audiences. It won the Golden Lion award at the … Continue reading

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