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"Violence and Love Are Two Sides of the Same Coin": Takashi Miike on New Film 'Yakuza Apocalypse' and the Privilege of Creative Freedom

Yakuza Apocalypse, Takashi Miike’s new film that arrives in theaters Friday, is a genre-bending spectacle containing all the violence, unpredictability, and humor of the cult Japanese director’s canon. 1,404 more words


Review: Ichi the Killer

(Originally published October 2011)

Before Saw, there was Ichi the Killer; a Japanese film based on the manga and anime, stretched the boundaries of what cinema could get away with. 243 more words


Looking Back Inside The Box - A Review Of Takashi Miike's Box

Looking Back Inside The Box – a review by Thomas Wilson

A succession of low-angle shots introduce a half masked man, with a shovel in hand, as he conceals away a box at the bottom of a trench. 857 more words

Satori Screen

Kimutaku to star in Blade of the Immortal live-action film directed by Takashi Miike

When one of Japan’s most controversial directors teams up with one of its sexiest actors to make a film about the manga world’s most cursed samurai… 393 more words


Blade of the Immortal Live Action Movie announced for 2017

Blade of the Immortal will be adapted into a live-action film that is set to be released in 2017!

The big news was just announced on the Japanese film site… 203 more words


Movie Review - As the Gods Will (Japanese Film Festival 2015)

EXPECTATIONS: Another teen survival flick, but made with insane bat-shit flair by Takashi Miike.

REVIEW: Takashi Miike is a maverick filmmaker that very little people can match in terms of versatility or even insanity, but Sion Sono or Tetsuya Nakashima are close to surpassing him. 1,055 more words