Freddofilms

Freddofilms

Favorite films

  • Madadayo
  • Dangerous Encounters of the First Kind
  • Long Arm of the Law
  • Too Many Ways to Be No. 1

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  • The Tall Target

    ★★★★

  • All the Wrong Spies

    ★★★★½

  • The Paleface

    ★★★★½

  • The Scarecrow

    ★★★★★

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  • The Tall Target

    The Tall Target

    ★★★★

    Stumbled across this DVD in the library and so took it out purely based on the fact that it's directed by Anthony Mann and I've been meaning to watch his films for a little while. A train bound noir set on the eve of the American civil war. Really enjoyed it. Dick Powell is a great lead, Adolphe Menjou is great too. Quite brutal and violent for the time, with an excellent dummy falling off a speeding train shot that…

  • All the Wrong Spies

    All the Wrong Spies

    ★★★★½

    I thought the first film was underrated (All the Wrong Clues) but this sequel is even better and even less talked about! I have literally been listening to the George Lam theme song to this film consistently for at least a year and a half and I never knew the context behind it, just thought it was from one of his 80s albums or something and yet it's been under my nose this whole time! I've had the Hong Kong…

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  • Coming 2 America

    Coming 2 America

    They better not screw this one up

  • Nemesis

    Nemesis

    ★★★★★

    Maybe not my favourite Pyun film I've seen so far (that would be Dollman or Radioactive Dreams) but it's certainly the best from a technical standpoint. Immense fun seeing him work on such a grand scale with a decent budget.

    Nemesis is pure Pyun, a melting pot of 80s/90s sci fi action ideas and aesthetics, involving cyborgs, constant contemplation of what it means to be human, squibs galore, every pair of dark shades ever made, trench coats and suits, guns…