Life in the megalopolis can grind down even the most badass individual. When the city rubs Aki the wrong way one too many times, she hustles her way onto some sweet retro custom bikes.
The Force took a nap. Now, The Force is done napping.
It's a double feature! First, J.J. and Swinky tackle the perpetual ballistic nonsense that is Arnold Schwarzenegger's Commando. Then, it's over to the indie art house for the underground animated French film, Jack and the Cuckoo Clock Heart. Also, rap battles!
Magical Michael is back in the stand up and cheer feel good stripper film of the year!
We pay tribute to David Bowie by watching and discussing Labirynth. Rest in peace, David! We thank you for all you gave to this world.
Could there be more drama than the drama-tacular drama about dramatists that is All About Eve? If there is, we haven't seen it yet. Also, we hadn't seen All About Eve.
Phenomenal First City!!! Will as a guest (first)! J.J. and Swinky watch Ant-Man (first)! And, we celebrate the Annual Play Awards (mega first)!!!
Butterfly Swinky has never seen Alfred Hitchcock's classic The Trouble With Harry. Join us on a journey of viewership that changes everything!
Three people who have never seen Dreamwork's Home are united by a screening of Dreamwork's Home starring Rihanna, Steve Martin, Jennifer Lopez and many others.
There is nothing normal about Earth Girls Are Easy. Despite the insurmountable incoherence of the film, Swinky is amazingly accurate in her predictions.
Anthony Hickox is back with another barely comprehensible crowd pleaser. J.J. & Swinky give it their best effort.
Never seen The Goonies?!? That's unthinkable! Swinky and (returning guest!) Michelle give their two cents on another 80's classic!
Hausu is a film that defies definition. J.J. knew this going in, Swinky was in for 90 minutes of pleasant surprises.
Tucker & Dale fight evil. J.J. and Swinky guess plots. It's a tale as old as tune. Song as old as time.
J.J. knows his way around Star Wars, Swinky and (for the first time ever) special guest Michelle Madden do not. All that changes by the end of this episode.
J.J. & Swinky try to guess the plot of Ed Wood's Bride of the Monster. They fail... But only because it's impossible to tell what this movie is about.
Neither Swinky nor J.J. have seen a frame of Charlie Chaplin's The Kid. Now they have and their lives are better for it.
Maybe you've seen Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. J.J. and Swinky sure as heck hadn't when they started this recording... And then, everything changed.
What's Dark City About? JJ knows. Swinky doesn't.
In the premiere episode of What A Movie(?), Swinky and JJ try to guess what Two Weeks Notice is about.
Photo report from our first day of our new collaboration with Bacardi Japan. Ice Block encourages you to drink responsibly.
Principal photography wraps on the John Lucas video pair and we have some photos to celebrate!
Photos from the set of a music video with Mr. John Lucas.
Photo report form the far reaches of Nagano City, Nagano Prefecture.
Yes. That is a group selfie. But, it's not what you think. We were testing the remote controller on the GoPro. Honest!
The final production report from the Avengers 200% event hosted by Hot Toys.
As we continued post production on Tokyo Gone, we realised that we needed to do some audio pickups of trains clacking over large bridges. So, we went down to the Arakawa River in Kita-Senju and got that audio.
We were recently asked, "What is The Perpetual Film Festival?" Before that, we'd been asked about it several times. Well, here is the official answer.
A production report on Avengers 200%, an event being hosted in the heart of Roppongi, one of the wildest districts in Tokyo, Japan.
Another day filming for How To Survive In Tokyo!
Photos and thoughts from a wild night out at Tokyo American Club!
Dispatches from the world of production!
Dispatches from the countryside.
Is the name of this entry a pun? Yes, indeed it is.
Updates from the Surviving Tokyo front!
Video tests using the Glidecam from a moving vehicle.
How To Survive In To Tokyo continues with camera tests. Wait. Scratch that. Successful camera tests.
Production report from Sendai (including one amazing map).
The photo album from the Pecha Kucha night we presented at is now live! That can be found on the other side of a hereabouts click.
How To Survive In Tokyo continues to be made. Proof positive.
Our presentation at Pecha Kucha is now live for the world to see! This is the link.
Photos of our presentation at Pecha Kucha in February.
We recently had the pleasure of having our work featured on Entertainment Earth News. You know what? Why not just give you the link.
Some people love style. Some people love substance. We say, is it too much to ask for both?
Is it love? Or, is it something more carnal?
Buy 2 UPs and we throw in the AWAY for free!
Donner! Blitzen! Dasher! Dancer! Prancer! Vixen!
Don't eat jewelry!!!
A short-form profile doc of a blind and deaf man's experiences living in Japan.
A gentle jaunt through Nostalgiaville.
What if human skin had animalistic patterns? Well... Wonder no more.
Hey! There is NO Yamanote train that long!
The Big Apple has cats, some feral and some domestic. Wanna know more?
Dance! Everybody dance!
If this is the future, the present is looking very pleasant.
The future is art that moves and shifts. The future is now.
Always remember: Your dream wedding may be someone else's nightmare.
This is our first example of a Hyper Palette in live action. 40 seconds of colour-correcting brilliance.
A grave-digging father tries to show his son a good time in this wild animated short.
What's a Stars War?
When it comes to The Marx Brothers, plot would only get in the way of a good story.
Clocking in at 101 minutes, it's official: This is a movie.
It's a Spielberg period piece addressing life as a minority in the south at the turn of the centure. 'Nuff said.
Steven Chow might share directing credit on his newest film, but don't worry. It's awesome.
Rawr!!! Rawr! Starbucks! Rawr! Beats By Dre! Rawr!!! Family!!!
Don't let the comically over-sized spliff fool you, Permissive is a major downer.
For a poster that brags "New mission. New Fate.", there's something awefully familiar about all this.
Nightwish made a movie. Yeah. I didn't expect to ever type that sentence.
We finally watched Inside Out. What do you want? Movies come out later in Japan.
3 aliens come to earth, try to get laid and also even have a dance contest.