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13 Assassins (2011)

When a brutal sociopath becomes next in line to take power over a then peaceful Japan, a small group of samurai are dispatched to prevent him from reaching his kingdom and taking the throne. 245 more words

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Asian Cinema Recommendations: Thirst, 3-Iron, and Thirteen Assassins

Looking to get into Asian cinema? The following article briefly reviews (spoiler-free) three acclaimed, yet accessible films from diverse genres.

Thirst (Horror, Drama, Romance) – 9/10… 611 more words

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13 Assassins

Thanks for coming back and checking out Woulda Coulda again, or if it’s your first trip to Woulda Coulda welcome. One thing I love is diversity in films, Woulda Coulda could have easily have been another blog about comic book movies or independent dramas, but I’m hoping it’s not. 720 more words

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Netflix Instant Classic: 13 Assassins

Genre: Foreign, Action, Samurai Western

What’s it about? A ragtag group of samurais launch a suicide attack on an evil nobleman and his retinue  of armed guards. 526 more words

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Preview: Yakuza Apocalypse

Internationally renowned director Takashi Miike (ICHI THE KILLER, AUDITION, 13 ASSASSINS, HARA-KIRI: DEATH OF A SAMURAI 3D,ACE ATTORNEY, FOR LOVE’S SAKE, LESSON OF THE EVIL… 308 more words

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A Tale of Two Suicides

A few days ago I watched Takeshi Miike’s Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai (2011). This is Miike’s second collaboration with English producer Jeremy Thomas, following 2010’s 13… 1,612 more words
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13 Assassins (2010)

13 Assassins (2010) – Action, Adventure, Drama

Directed by: Takashi Miike

Written by: Kaneo Ikegami, Daisuke Tengan

Starring: Kôji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada, Yûsuke Iseya 605 more words

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