Film Review: Red Post on Escher Street

Before he was a prolific and widely celebrated filmmaker, Sion Sono was a member of the avant-garde, public street performance art group Tokyo Gagaga, where he protested against all forms of authoritarian control. This rebellious spirit never completely left Sono when he began making films, and throughout his career he has experienced his fair share [...]

By |2021-09-28T23:37:22-07:00September 27th, 2021|Independent Film, Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Film Review: Prisoners of the Ghostland

Sion Sono is one of the most original and exciting filmmakers still working, creating such astonishing masterpieces as “Love Exposure,” “Why Don't You Play in Hell?,” and “Tokyo Tribe.” With “Prisoners of the Ghostland,” Sono has made his first primarily English language film, and the results are mixed to say the least. At first glance, [...]

By |2021-09-19T13:53:25-07:00September 19th, 2021|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments