Stray Dog / 野良犬

ACAB YES Release date: October 17, 1949Director: Akira KurosawaLanguage: Japanese Who should watch this movie: People who thought Kurosawa only made samurai flicks.  When should you watch this movie: On a hot summer day.  The sell: Stray Dog starts on a charming note, as a rookie police officer makes a silly blunder (has his pistolContinue reading “Stray Dog / 野良犬”

A Taxing Woman / マルサの女

Great hair YES Release date: February 7, 1987Director: Juzo ItamiLanguage: Japanese Who should watch this movie: Fans of Scorsese, especially “Goodfellas”  When should you watch this movie: When you need a good laugh but also want to feel ~cultured~ The sell: A Taxing Woman is a high stakes cat and mouse chase between some ofContinue reading “A Taxing Woman / マルサの女”