The Clone Returns Home (Kurôn wa kokyô o mezasu)

The Clone Returns Home is one of very few sci-fi pics of Sundance, ever.  Although first time writer/director Kanji Nakajima likes to think he’s moved beyond conventional boundaries of traditional sci-fi to a place that defies definition, or categorization.  The theater was full of those interested in Japanese film, it also drew out a large, unruly and disrespectful group... Read More

The Killing Room

Remember that horrible movie from 2003 called Darkness Falls, where the Tooth Fairy starts ripping people apart if they step into the darkness? Well, The Killing Room comes from the same director, Jonathan Liebesman. While I can’t give a full Bitchin’ Films endorsement to this flick, I can safely say that Liebesman has improved markedly since the Tooth Fairy disaster. The... Read More

Lymelife

Lymelife has a whole lot of big names attached to it. Martin Scorsese is given an executive producer credit. Both William and Alec Baldwin produced (Alec starred in the talented ensemble cast). Academy Award winner Timothy Hutton plays a downtrodden father who gets Lyme disease from a deer tick. Not to mention two Culkin brothers! It’s not really a surprise that the film... Read More