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Red Shadow (2001) Movie Review

Hiroyuki Nakano’s “Red Shadow” is a rather oddball picture. It’s not exactly a samurai film, not really a ninja film,...

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Zatoichi (2003) Movie DVD Cover

Zatoichi (2003) Movie Review

At last, the review of Kitano Takeshi’s “Zatoichi” remake is now online. I’ve had the DVD in my possession for...

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2LDK (2003) Movie Review

Like “Aragami”, the other half of the 2-movie “Duel” series (read the review of “Aragami” for an explanation), Yukihiko Tsutsumi’s...

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Blue Spring (2001) Movie Review

For anyone with delusions that Japanese high schools are orderly and filled with overly studious teens, “Blue Spring” is sure...

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Sky High (2003) Movie DVD

Sky High (2003) Movie Review

Don’t you just hate it when you’re about to get married and a serial killer and his evil assistant crashes...

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Sabu (2002) Movie Review

Apparently Takashi Miike is capable of more than just throwing gobs and gobs of blood, bodyparts, S&M, and the senseless...

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Mezzo Forte (2001) Movie Review

Except for two explicit sex scenes that have no real relevance with the narrative, Yasuomi Umetsu’s “Mezzo Forte” might just...

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Aragami (2003) Movie DVD Cover

Aragami (2003) Movie Review

I must confess to being a bit disappointed by writer/director Ryuhei Kitamura’s output since his breakthrough hit “Versus”. His films...

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