Daredevil (2015) Ep. 2: Cut Man

An important difference between the portrayal of Daredevil and most other superheroes is that he’s human–a well-trained, durable human with a radar sense and enhanced hearing–but all too human nonetheless. Which is why ‘Cut Man’ begins with him in a dumpster, after a fight with opponents we never actually see. The story goes into Matt’s relationship with his father, […]

‘OldBoy’ Red Band Trailer

WTF!?  I haven’t seen Chan-wook Park’s original “Oldboy” in awhile, and looking at Spike Lee’s reboot, I think I need to see it again.  This film looks out of control, at the very least atypical of Lee. In other words, I like it.

‘OldBoy’ Remake Poster

I am not sure about the “Oldboy” remake.  I think Spike Lee is an interesting choice to helm an English-language remake of Chan-wook Park’s visceral film, but the poster seems to set the wrong tone. Josh Brolin, playing the role originated by Min-sik Choi, in the poster seems too aware, almost hyper-aware, in fact. Now, […]

Josh Brolin Is ‘Oldboy’

Sorry about the delay on this one (damn work;). According to Deadline, Josh Brolin has signed up for Spike Lee’s “Oldboy.” I want to call it a remake of Chan-wook Park’s film, but it seems that it’s based upon the manga (which was the basis for the film).

Spike Lee Is Down With ‘Oldboy!’

Spike Lee has confirmed that he is doing “Oldboy,” according to Aintitcoolnews.  The article makes the point of telling us that it’s a remake of Chan wook-Park’s film, not the anime.  Also, according to Blackfilm he’s revisiting some of the characters from his breakout 1989 film, “Do The Right Thing” in “Red Hook Summer.” Spike Lee, despite what […]