Daredevil Hallway Fight Scene

When I saw the Daredevil hallway fight scene–from the Netflix series not the 2003 movie–I was amazed at how fluid the action was, though once I got over my shock, I realized that I have seen it, in a sense, before. Here’s the fight scene from Oldboy, which also takes place in a corridor.   […]

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, […]

‘Da Sweet Blood Of Jesus’ Trailer

I might have to turn in my African-American membership card after I admit this, but I have never been a huge fan of Spike Lee’s films.  I often admire what I assume are his goals when making them, but in my eyes the final execution always left something to be desired because (it felt to […]

Spike Lee Directing ‘Oldboy?’

Yesterday, I read on Aintitcool.com that Spike Lee was going to direct a film version of “Oldboy.” What is uncertain is whether “Oldboy” is based upon Park Chan-wook’s 2003 movie or the anime “Oldboy” (the basis of the “Oldboy” movie).  Originally Justin Lin (“The Fast And Furious: Tokyo Drift”) was in the running for this […]