The Warped Ones/ a.k.a. The Weird Love Makers (1960)

The Warped Ones/ a.k.a. The Weird Love Makers (1960) Koreyoshi Kurahara employs New Wave techniques to enliven Nobuo Yamada’s relentless study of a wild juvenile delinquent, played with memorable abandon by Tamio Kawaji. The only thing this rebel reveres is black jazz. “The whites stole it from the blacks,” Tamio says, “and we imitate the … More The Warped Ones/ a.k.a. The Weird Love Makers (1960)

The Terminal (2004)

The Terminal (2004) All who think “Shelter-At-Home” creates too much isolation, need to re-watch this cult comedy of romance and dislocation. Viktor Navorski [Tom Hanks] is stranded at Kennedy International Airport because his homeland has undergone a coup d’etat and his passport consequently is no longer valid. “The film is partially inspired by the 18-year … More The Terminal (2004)

The Last Time I Saw Paris/Sous le Ciel de Paris

    The Last Time I Saw Paris/Sous le Ciel de Paris   Source of the Enlightenment that inspired The American Revolution, it took a long time And many beheadings by the guillotine, before Anyone embraced Voltaire’s Traité sur la tolerance. It was why our founding fathers feared having a state religion. This is not … More The Last Time I Saw Paris/Sous le Ciel de Paris

Mistranslation: Disposable Poem April 8, 2004 – “Watts up” After Ernie Watts

(For full experience press play on the vimeo video below poem text.) Watts Up Somebody better wire the pigeons before they deliver their secrets to the wise old men who run this country. Somebody better wire the pigeons before they turn into bluebirds without hamstrings in the fifty meter race. Somebody better wire the mockingbirds … More Mistranslation: Disposable Poem April 8, 2004 – “Watts up” After Ernie Watts