I would say that Kitano Takeshi wasn’t my cup of green tea.
But that would be racist.
I was first introduced to him through his ultra-famous (and… 486 more words
Directed by Kinji Fukasaku
Starring Beat Takeshi, Tatsuya Fujiwara and Taro Yamamoto
In a future Japan, the country has become overcrowded so the government passes the “Battle Royale” law, which takes classes of children from middle schools (junior highs) and puts them on a small island to fight to the death. 804 more words
The martial arts movie is an art unto itself, and whether it’s gloriously cheesy 1970s Hong Kong late-night cult favorites or big-budget post-millennial epics, there’s an enduring appeal to watching an apparently hopelessly overmatched hero use his or her crazy skills to hand a horde of villains’ asses to them. 2,088 more words
In Japan, it’s mandatory to pay for a TV licence if you own a television set or device that can receive a broadcast signal. The money goes to NHK, Japan’s national broadcasting service. 746 more words
When you get to be as big a company as Toyota, you can afford to go out and get A-list talent for your commercials… 549 more words