Five for Friday | 금요일에 다섯 가지

Reading Time: 2 minutes Record Store Day 2019 Record Store Day 2019 redux. Record Store Day has moved away from its origins, to drive music fans into independent record stores and support independent record labels in a time of iTunes and Spotify. For various reasons I didn’t do any any vinyl shopping but used The Vinyl Store to compile… Continue reading Five for Friday | 금요일에 다섯 가지

Dragged Across Concrete

Reading Time: < 1 minute In sharp contrast to the wall-to-wall kinetic-driven nature of action films in general; Dragged Across Concrete is a well-paced crime film. The role of smartphone shot video dragged it kicking and screaming into the modern day via Rodney King. The film reminded me of a number of others: The Usual Suspects and Magnolia for its… Continue reading Dragged Across Concrete

Hellboy reboot and flawed superhero films

Reading Time: 2 minutes I got to see the Hellboy reboot. Make no mistake it’s flawed. It doesn’t have the synchronicity with the source material of Guillermo del Toro’s adaptations. It was great to see Daniel Dae Kim on film, but his English accent wasn’t great. It was right up there with Dick Van Dyk. There was an ensemble… Continue reading Hellboy reboot and flawed superhero films