By Dr. Craig D. Reid By Dr. Craig D. Reid Yes, I know, this is a film website, but as you also know, due to being a stuntman in Chinese kung fu films since 1979, any event that spreads Asian Culture as well as perpetuats unity amongst all the various Asian American communities is just as important […]
RYUHEI KITAMURA: AZUMI VERSUS ZILLA
By Dr. Craig D. Reid How many times have you thought how cool would it have been to watch the likes of Toshiro Mifune as Sanjuro, Shintaro Katsu as Zatoichi or Tomisaburo Wakayama as Itto Ogami to burst out of their routine fight seams against a handful of frozen faced attackers and go completely ballistic […]
JAMES CAMERON: THE GAP BETWEEN TITANIC AND AVATAR
By Dr. Craig D. Reid During the years between Titanic (1997) and Avatar, director James Cameron’s passion and admiration for oceanography took center stage with a series of underwater documentaries that were not only experiments in filmmaking but were also a reflection of his growing concerns over environment issues, which not coincidently was one of […]
THE WAY OF THE MANTIS: Part 1
By Dr. Craig D. Reid Look what happens to the crow when he crosses a praying mantis. Talk about the crow being bugged.