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  • DVD Review: Answering the call of 'Fargo'

    DVD Review: Answering the call of 'Fargo'
    Kumiko (Rinko Kikuchi, who was Oscar-nominated for her role in “Babel”) plays a 29-year-old Tokyo office worker with no life to speak of. Her job is demeaning, and she has no close friends (except her bunny rabbit). Her future is a void.
  • Penelope Spheeris' 'Decline of Western Civilization Collection' explores music, youth culture

    The Decline of Western Civilization Collection Shout! Factory, $39.98; Blu-ray, $59.98 Documentary fans and rock 'n' roll scholars alike have been waiting years for Penelope Spheeris' trilogy to get a DVD and/or Blu-ray release, and after a lot of...

    Review: 'Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter'

    Review: 'Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter'
    "Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter" is a moody comic allegory about desperation, disconnection and dreams that uses "Fargo," the Coen brothers classic, as a touchstone to examine modern life. The film stars Japanese actress Rinko Kikuchi, Oscar nominated...

    Reel Critics: 'Kumiko' draws us in to odd reality

    "Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter" is a quirky little tale about a quirky young woman. Kumiko is first seen plodding along the rugged Japanese coast in a red hoodie, a hand-drawn map in her hand. The map leads her to a small cave where she finds a soggy...

    'Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter's' path winds through fact, legend, truth

    'Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter's' path winds through fact, legend, truth
    Truth, supposedly, is stranger than fiction — except when truth and fiction intertwine to create some wondrous, unpredictable hybrid. The film "Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter" is a fictional take on a true story that was initially distorted and...