Tag Archives: 2004

Slasher (2004)

30 Sep

They earn a (mostly honest) living by slash, slash, slashing prices! (Kevin, from left to right, Slasher and Mudd)

A few weeks ago, I watched “The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard.” While I was right in thinking it would be stupid, I was wrong in assuming it would also sustain entertainment value. I should have picked “Slasher,” the unbelievable biographical documentary of a real-life car lot slasher sale auteur Michael “just call me Slasher” Bennett. Continue reading

Howl’s Moving Castle (2004)

20 Aug

Good thing you don't have to count calories in a visual feast.

Sumptuous. Luminous. Stunning. It is pointless to attempt any discussion of Hayao Miyazaki’s “Howl’s Moving Castle” without paying well-deserved homage to the sheer beauty of the film. Lucky for us, there’s more than simple surface value to this multi-layered fairy tale. Continue reading