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As The Gods Will (2014)

A number of students are forced to play a number of deadly games at their school in which their lives are put on the line. The first challenge involves them playing ‘statues’ against a talking Daruma doll. 844 more words


#ActionWednesday - 13 Assassins

This #ActionWednesday pick is simply stunning. A remake of a 1963 Japanese film, Director Takashi Miike (Ichii the Killer) plunges us in to a world where the mighty Samurai class have been reduced to bureaucrats, and have never been more needed. 251 more words


AFI Fest 2014: November 11

Day Four: Takashi Miike’s Over Your Dead Body (2014)

I had a ticket to Song of the Sea, the new animated film by Tomm Moore ( 889 more words

Film Festivals

Viennale 2014 - Day 5: Kuime (Over Your Dead Body)

Kuime (Over Your Dead Body)
Japan 2014
Written by Kikumi Yamagishi
Directed by Takashi Miike

I cannot fault Takashi Miike for what he did here. The ghost story “Yotsuya Kaidan” is widely known in Japan, and he probably thought that it wouldn’t be very exciting to make a straightforward retelling of the tale. 438 more words

Movie Reviews

Japan Box Office: Local Films 'As The Gods Will,' 'Pale Moon' Win Weekend

TOKYO – “As the Gods Will,” Miike Takashi’s blood-spattered shocker about teens forced to play a deadly game, opened atop the Japanese B.O. for the Nov. 153 more words


Takashi Miike's Over Your Dead Body at AFI Fest

There are a lot of great things about living in L.A. and the AFI Fest is one of them. For eight days, the American Film Institute… 502 more words