Every ’80s Movie: Siege (Self Defense) – 1983

The first time I saw Siege (aka Self Defense) was at Ex-Fest IX in Philadelphia. It was the first of eight films that played that day and it really set the tone for a pretty killer marathon. While you can sum it up as being a low-budget Canadian version of Assault on Precinct 13, it’s got a certain amount of charm that makes it stand out amongst the other B-Movie entries of the era. … Read More Every ’80s Movie: Siege (Self Defense) – 1983

I Watched My Night at Maud’s While Polly Revolted Against the Core Principles of Civility

I watched My Night at Maud’s while Polly revolted against the core principles of civility. This might not be the right millennium for an Eric Rohmer retrospective. Wrong decade. Wrong year. And certainly wrong month — a grand jury indictment of over 300 Catholic Priests who have sexually abused over 1,000 kids in Pennsylvania alone… Read More I Watched My Night at Maud’s While Polly Revolted Against the Core Principles of Civility