47 Ronin

47 RONIN: I See Only Samurai Before Me

47 Ronin (2013) – Directed by Carl Rinsch – Starring Keanu Reeves, Hiroyuki Sanada, Kou Shibasaki, Tadanobu Asano, Rinko Kikuchi, Min Tanaka, Jin Akanishi, Masayoshi Haneda, and Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa. If you’re going to spend $200 million to make a movie, maybe you should hire someone who’s directed a movie before. There are far more problems…

THE PHANTOM: Take the Girl, She’s Our Phantom Insurance

The Phantom (1996) – Directed by Simon Wincer – Starring Billy Zane, Kristy Swanson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Treat Williams, James Remar, Bill Smitrovich, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, and Patrick McGoohan. Simon Wincer’s THE PHANTOM is a quietly great movie that’s perfect for a Saturday afternoon. THE PHANTOM is exactly the kind of movie I want to relax with…

ELEKTRA (Director’s Cut): I Don’t Want You to Be Like Me

Elektra: Director’s Cut (2005) – Directed by Rob Bowman – Starring Jennifer Garner, Goran Visnjic, Kirsten Prout, Will Yun Lee, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Terence Stamp, and Ben Affleck. Why? Seriously, why? Why make a superhero movie where the lead character spends the bulk of the film playing all Little Miss Mopey Pants? Who wants to watch…