Movie reviews

The Swimmer (1968)

Some heroes take a long time getting home. Odysseus wandered for 20 years before rejoining Penelope in Ithaca. Gilgamesh the King returned to Uruk empty-handed

Read More »

The Wicker Man (1973)

Oooooh, what a wicked little movie. Robin Hardy’s The Wicker Man, that is. Polymorphously perverse, to steal an expression. Suggested Alternate Title: Sergeant Howie Meets

Read More »

Countryman (1982)

April 1987 All right. I’ll admit it. I’m a sucker for any movie that combines reggae, rasta, vegetarianism, voodoo, kung fu, and political satire. We’re

Read More »