CLOVERFIELD (Paramount, 2008)
Something monstrous attacks New York. Sort of Blair Witch meets Godzilla.
THE SAVAGES (Fox, 2007)
Laura Linney and Philip Seymour Hoffman act up a storm as feuding siblings forced to cooperate to care for their ailing dad.
MERRILL’S MARAUDERS (WB, 1962)
Sam Fuller’s tense drama of American soldiers behind Japanese lines in World War II.
INTIMATE CONFESSIONS OF A CHINESE COURTESAN (Image, 1972)
She’s kidnapped, sold to a brothel and made the evil madam’s personal pet. Ten years later, it’s vengeance time. Poetic, sword-swinging lunacy, Shaw Brothers-style.