By Pedro Morata
The 90s were a very important period for cinema in general, as it benefited (or suffered) from the technological advances that entered inside the industry. We got to know CGI and special effects, which could not be made back then.
Aside from all this, the 90s served to discover new talented filmmakers and to witness an evolution in cinema that was attracted to a larger audience. We had Quentin Tarantino, the Coen brothers, Jim Jarmusch, Paul Thomas Anderson, Clint Eastwood, David Lynch, David Fincher and Abel Ferrara. Obviously there are many more, but these filmmakers are a strong representation of this 90’s phase.
The thing is, these are the “known” filmmakers of that decade, the commercial and critical success of all those years. The reality is that there are a lot of hidden gems between the enormous crowd that many people have not seen or have directly ignored, and that is something that cannot be allowed. This hidden art must be discovered to a larger audience.
Having said this, here is a list of 10 films from the 90s that you may have missed, so here they are:
10. Kids Return (1996)
This was made by the great and popular Takeshi Kitano during his recovery after suffering an outrageous motorcycle accident where he almost lost his life and brought him paralysis in half of his face.
Shinji and Masaru are best friends. They represent the perfect models of a generation that renounces their past. They have abandoned school, spending much of their time provoking problems, abusing minors, going to the movies and getting drunk. Even though they are friends and share that apathy, both of them are very different. After leaving school, both of them run different luck: one as a boxer and the other as a gunman for → continue…
From:: Taste Of Cinema