My Name is Fame (2006) – Movie Wallpaper

[ View Image (1024×654) ][ View Image (1280×818) ] Lau Ching Wan in one of my favorite movie images from this year. Really enjoyed this film out at Udine and can’t wait to see it again at the upcoming AFFD! Image Source: Official digital still that was used in the original Hong Kong release of…

Strawberry Shortcakes (2006) – Movie Wallpaper

[ View Image (1024×823) ][ View Image (1280×1029) ] “The big problem for a director today is to get back to the spirit of innocence, directness, and simplicity.” – Peter Bogdanovich* In reference to the seventies but just as true today. There are two very powerful words that can cause the male moviegoing population to…

Uncle’s Paradise (2006) – Movie Wallpaper

Screening at Fantastic Fest 2007! [ View Image (1024×673) ][ View Image (1280×841) ] A Japanese “pink” film that offers more than sex and nudity? Well that is certainly the case with Shinji IMAOKA’s “Uncle’s Paradise” aka “Ojisan Tengoku.” It has sex and it has nudity but that is really besides the point. The highlight…

Dynamite Warrior (2006) – Movie Wallpaper

[ View Image (1024×686) ][ View Image (1280×858) ] I’ve only seen the “crazy” cut of this film at the recent Udine 9 Far East Film Festival. The “crazy” cut? The audio in the last reel dropped out sound at random. You never knew when you would or wouldn’t hear: someone speak, kick, hit, explode…

Warau Mikaeru (2006) – Movie Wallpaper

[ View Image (1024×577) ][ View Image (1280×721) ] Girl power in effect! The three lovely but badass ladies of “Warau Mikaeru” aka “Arch Angels” prepare to kick some #$@! Even if by chance you don’t like the film I highly recommend picking up the soundtrack of it by Metalchicks (available here). I got to…