I love Japanese cinema so much.My favourite Japanese film era is the 1940’s and 1950’s,and the great Kenji Mizoguchi is my favourite Japanese director. I have long wanted to check out some of the Japanese New Wave films(these films began to appear in the late 50’s and went on into the 70’s). 1,158 more words
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My trailer review for Last Day Deaf of the new John Woo film:
Is there anything that has yet to be seen in the zombie film genre? You might think there isn’t, but One Cut of the Dead… 719 more words
It’s been a long time running since I resolved to watch Battle Royale. My friends dolloped it with heaps of praise. Acquaintances were more than eager to recommend that I watch it. 920 more words
I wrote this essay for the BFI’s The Ozu Collection – The Gangster Films DVD box set, released in 2013.
The cheeky twist in the story of Yasujiro Ozu is the revelation that the director Donald Richie hails as the ‘most Japanese of all’ was actually a devoted fan of American movies. 1,359 more words