August 31, 2012 – 10:57 am | No Comment

by Richard von Busack
San Jose’s internationally famous Psycho Donuts has a cameo in Of Two Minds (playing Sep 1 at 7pm at the United Film Festival in San Francisco at the Roxie Theater). Directors Doug …

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Henry V (1944)
February 20, 2012 – 6:22 pm | No Comment
Henry V (1944)

by Richard von Busack
(Plays Feb 21-23 in Palo Alto, California at the Stanford Theatre.)
Hamlet is famous for a scene of a conversation between a man and a skull. (The skull says nothing but it has …

Hossein Keshavarz, director of Dog Sweat: “Teheran is fun…New York is quiet compared to it.”
February 20, 2012 – 2:11 pm | No Comment
Hossein Keshavarz, director of Dog Sweat: “Teheran is fun…New York is quiet compared to it.”

by Richard von Busack
Filmed on the streets of Teheran, in defiance of “The Committee,” Iran’s morals police, Hossein Keshavarz’ unauthorized film Dog Sweat has been playing the world film festival circuit playing this Thursday in …

The Secret World of Arrietty
February 16, 2012 – 12:06 pm | No Comment
The Secret World of Arrietty

By Richard von Busack
HAYAO MIYAZAKI is in his 70s now. He supervised and co-wrote The Secret World of Arrietty, a Japanese animated version of the children’s tale The Borrowers. Hiromasa Yonebayashi is credited as the …

Chico and Rita
February 13, 2012 – 1:48 pm | No Comment
Chico and Rita

by Richard von Busack
THE MOLDINESS of the 1950s musical plot of Chico & Rita is mitigated a little by stirring, even lavish, animated recreations of mid-20th-century Havana and New York City, as seen from convertible …

A Separation
January 27, 2012 – 4:59 pm | No Comment
A Separation

by Richard von Busack
ANOTHER BRILLIANT movie from the land of brilliant movies, Iran’s A Separation unfolds in layers, with a secret revealed in the last 20 minutes.
There isn’t a lead actor per se; the cast …

Red Tails
January 20, 2012 – 5:52 pm | No Comment
Red Tails

(Showtimes and tickets here)
By Richard von Busack
The heroism of the Tuskegee Airmen, African-Americans who fought and died for a nation that treated them as second-class citizens, will never be forgot. The movie Red Tails, however…forget …

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
January 20, 2012 – 5:16 pm | No Comment
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

by Richard von Busack
STEPHEN DALDRY’S film Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (ticket info here)  like Jonathan Safran Foer’s source novel, concerns a child’s act of denial about Sept. 11. He ultimately reverses time’s arrow through …

Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos
January 20, 2012 – 4:55 pm | No Comment
Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos

by Richard von Busack
More adventures of the Elric brothers, blasted by the power of alchemy, restored somewhat by metal prosthetics. One is the intrepid, golden-eyed Ed, who sacrificed his arm to keep his Al alive …

In the Land of Blood and Honey
January 15, 2012 – 4:26 pm | No Comment
In the Land of Blood and Honey

by Richard von Busack
AFTER THE American Civil War, politicians used to make hay by reminding the crowd of Confederate atrocities. “Waving the bloody shirt” was the expression. Whatever the Bosnian word for “shirt” is, director/writer …

Hipsters
January 15, 2012 – 4:09 pm | No Comment
Hipsters

by Richard von Busack
Valery Todorovsky’s energetic Russian hit musical Hipsters (tickets here) concerns the “stilyagi”—the few but proud counter-culturists of Moscow in 1955. In Moscow, clean cut Mels (Anton Shagin) is running with his Party-member …

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