Giants and Toys – Blu-Ray Release

https://youtu.be/IpBNmo6Rhp4 Directed by Yasuzô Masumura Japan/ 1958/ 95 mins ★★★★ A sweet tooth isn’t enough anymore, as a post-war Japan comes to loggerheads with the tactics of Western capitalism; where the ethical practices of a traditional company and family values waiver at the corrosive touch of glorified media and advertising excesses. Three candy manufacturers Giant, … Continue reading Giants and Toys – Blu-Ray Release

Capital in the Twenty-First Century

https://youtu.be/reyy9ASpMSc Directed by Justin Pemberton Based on the book by Thomas Piketty New Zealand/ 2019/ 103 mins ★★★★ We’re halfway through 2020, a peculiar pandemic year which hosts a variety of elections, consequences, narcissistic reaches, and exposure of the toxic systems in place in a way which bathes inequalities – particularly economic – in a … Continue reading Capital in the Twenty-First Century