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American Splendor

March 22, 2002

 American Splendor

Harvey Pekar’s comic book, American Splendor pioneered a new genre: the autobiographical comic book. At first glance, the everyday events of a file clerk from Cleveland seem hardly the material for an interesting film. Fortunately, filmmakers Robert... 

Onibaba

March 21, 2002

 Onibaba

Onibaba (1964) is a cautionary tale about the dehumanizing effects of a war raging between two clans in Medieval Japan. The neglected crops have turned to weeds which forces peasants to become scavengers. Two women-a mother (Otowa) and her daughter-in-law... 

Time Without Pity

March 20, 2002

 Time Without Pity

Filmmaker Joseph Losey was blacklisted from Hollywood during the McCarthy witch-hunts of the 1950s. He relocated to England and made films under a pseudonym. Time Without Pity (1957) was made during his early British incarnation period (1954-62) and was... 

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