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Film Friday - 13 Assassins

Loosely based on actual historic events, 13 Assassins (2010; Japan) is set in 1840s Japan during the waning rule of the Tokugawa shogunate, the last feudal Japanese military government which had been in power since 1603. 380 more words


Takashi Miike to be honored with 2014 Maverick Director Award at Rome Film Festival

Prolific Japanese filmmaker Takashi Miike will be the recipient of the 2014 Maverick Director Award at the upcoming Rome Film Festival, event organizers announced today. 306 more words

Japanese Films

Director Takashi Miike goes all Jigsaw on us in his latest trailer As the Gods Will

My introduction to Takashi Miike’s film’s was the ultra-brutal horror film The Audition. I would later go on to enjoy other films of his like Ichi The Killer and 13 Assassins (classics btw). 128 more words