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'Killers' (2014): Review

Directed by: The Mo Brothers || Produced by: Yoshinori Chiba, Shinjiro Nishimura, Takuji Ushiyama, Kimo Stamboel, Timo Tjahjanto

Screenplay by: Takuji Ushiyama, Timo Tjahjanto || … 865 more words

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Final Japanuary: Seven Samurai (1954)

Well the month has come to an end, and I have watched some good movies, and some not so great movies. Some films I wanted to watch, but just couldn’t find them, films like Audition and Gozu, that just means I’ll have to watch them at a later date. 662 more words


Rurôni Kenshin (Japan 2012)

Rurôni Kenshin is that rare beast, a contemporary popular Japanese film that received a UK release in 2013. A famous manga series in Japan in the 1990s which became a popular TV… 774 more words

Japanese Cinema

Japan Foundation Touring Programme 2015

First published (in slightly shorter version) by Grolsch FilmWorks

There are plenty of festivals dedicated to collating the best new products of one national cinema or another, but what distinguishes the annual… 1,277 more words

Japanuary: 13 Assassins (2010)

I’m sitting on my couch, it is nearly midnight, and I am trying to come up with the perfect introduction to start this review for Takashi Miike’s, 13 Assassins. 702 more words


Japanuary: My Neighbour Totoro (1988)

I can still remember my next door neighbour when I was a child. He volunteered on weekends at the local fire brigade, giving him the opinion that he was in charge of the neighbourhoods safety and security. 626 more words


Japanuary: Battle Royale (2000)

Before you read this review: I will not be making any comparisons between Battle Royale and the Hunger Games. Besides a few key similarities, both movies are fairly different. 715 more words