New DVD -- Masumura's Kyojin to gangu
Thu Jan 31 06:34:14 EST 2002
Michael E Kerpan Jr wrote:
> " More valid today than the day it was made, New Wave master
> Yasuzo Masumura's DaieiScope explosion of color, sound and acid wit
> ranks with the best satires of Billy Wilder and Frank Tashlin.
> I must say I've never heard of either the film or the director. Is this
> actually more signifcant than all the Ozu, Mizoguchi, Naruse (et al)
> classics that are NOT coming out on DVD?
Depends on whether you think Tashlin more significant than, say, Huston or
Lean. Well, sort of...
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