Tags » Takashi Miike

Yatterman

     

Yatta! Yatta! Yatterman doesn’t compromise in its quest to be as accurate an adaptation as possible, to both its benefit and its detriment.

Formula. It’s often given a bad rep. 971 more words

Comedy

13 ASSASSINS

Part of my Samurai Cinema series

There’s such a stigma for remakes, it seems that the moment one is announced the air around it is just charged with scepticism and people bemoaning that there are never any new ideas out there. 798 more words

Review

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

Featured

Who Should Direct the Next 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Movie?

Say what you will about Fifty Shades of Grey, the movie — but it was, at the very least, a more competently made endeavor than… 783 more words

Film

Ichi the Killer (2001)

Koroshiya 1 (original title)

Summary:  300 million Yen goes missing when a Yakuza boss disappears.  His former aide, Kakihara, rounds up other gang members to seek out what has happened to both the man and the money, believing he is still alive.   162 more words

World Cinema

MPD Psycho (2000) - "An audience purely on the lookout for sadistic thrills."

Film 2000’s DVD box set of Miike’s TV series Multiple Personality Detective Psycho / Tajuu jinkaku tantei saiko – Amamiya Kazuhiko no kikan (2000), a mildly violent, often beautiful work, proudly displays the critical sound bite,

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