Why are the Japanese so obsessed with insects? According to Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo, it might have something to do with Japan’s cultural history.
The film is drunk on the possibilities of cinema in a way that’s rare and essential. A sparkling Blu-ray transfer makes it a must-see.
To watch Open House is to revisit some of the hoarier conceits marking the last half-century of the non-supernatural horror film.
It takes the audience’s homophobia as a given and then uses that bias as the springboard for a round of alleged comedy.
A solid DVD presentation of a highly dubious documentary experience.
DP Javier Aguirresarobe frames the action in a series of handsome, unfussy arrangements that matches the languished mood of the piece.