Daily Archives: December 5, 2010

3 things about Akira Kurosawa’s HIGH AND LOW

High and Low [1963] 1. Pink smoke. Several decades before a red coat. 2. Fingernails across sheet metal. 3. Soundtrack for the sting operation: “It’s Now or Never.”

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3 things about Samuel Fuller’s SHOCK CORRIDOR

Shock Corridor [1963] 1. Her head is hidden in a nest of feathers. Each time she sings a phrase, a little plume of air shoots out. 2. He accidentally finds himself in the nympho ward. The ladies greedily fix their … Continue reading

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