Tributes - Retrospectives - Cinema on cinema
ITALY , United States
| 98 minutes | 1983
A surreal and deliciously kitschy rereading of the ancient myth, updated to feature 80s sci-fi tropes.The recipient of two Razzie awards in 1983, Hercules has all the prerequisites of a total bomb: atrocious dubbing, vile costumes, cheap sets, a popular bodybuilder as headliner and a whack-a-doo script that (wait for it) catapults the famous hero into space! Fascinatingly bizarre, this rewriting of Greek mythology is a bowlful of weirdness with a generous dollop of absurdity.King Minos and sorceress Adriana plan to conquer the world with her magic and his giant robots. To make matters worse, they also plan to sacrifice Hercules' love interest Cassiopeia. Hercules teams up with sorceress Circe and tries to save both his girl and the world.
To date there are four features in Alain Gomis’ body of work, and all four are steeped in intelligence, humanity, poetry and gritty urban realism. Born...
98 minutes | 0
A sensitive tribute to the life and work of the physician who flouted Nazi rule to champion children’s rights, Korczak transcends the gravity of the...
POLAND , Germany , United Kingdom | 98 minutes | 1990
Yakuza, Triads and maggoty GIs in a world of bloody revenge and impressionistic violence. A classic, just-restored cool-detective flick. An irreverent...
JAPAN | 98 minutes | 1963
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