The story follows former detective Koichi Takakura (Hidetoshi Nishijima) as he takes a job as a university professor after leaving the police force. 438 more words
This actually reminds me a slightly of Asa Nonami’s novel “Now You’re One of Us” which was about a newlywed housewife who, through the use of mind altering drugs, gets slowly brainwashed into becoming entirely subservient to her husband’s crooked, incestuous and murderous criminal family. 685 more words
EXPECTATIONS: A riotous comedy with a lot more character and emotional resonance than expected.
REVIEW: The ensemble film trope has always been a favourite of mine and has been a fantastic staple for films, ever since the first ensemble action film; 1954’s action masterpiece Seven Samurai. 773 more words