Tag: Kidnapping

1963, Movies

High and Low aka 天国と地獄 [Tengoku to jigoku] (1963, Akira Kurosawa)

This is a startlingly original kidnapping film, which bucks film conventions of the day – of any day, really. I suspect it might have been a little shocking, both in its form and its somewhat taboo inclusion of heroin addiction as a subplot. MILD SPOILERS

1973, Movies

Caged Terror (1973, directed by Barrie McLean, Kristen Weingartner): An Appreciation

Yesterday, I reminded myself that I am not the man I used to be. I drank lots of beer during the Sens game, and then promptly crashed during dinner, because I can’t drink like I used to, so I stopped drinking, so I crashed. Anyway, as a remedy, I decided I would watch a shitty …