The cruel cost of the samurai code, across the generations.
A fistful of "lost grooves from the land of the Rising Sun."
Why, as a fan, sometimes it's best not to get just what you want.
One of the best films of 2013 appears to have been made in 1954, and has now been lovingly restored for the ages.
A genre-transcending romance reaches its conclusion and ennobles itself in the process.
Takashi Miike's remake of this austere '60s samurai classic is well-made and watchable, but why remake perfection?
Nagisa Oshima (most notorious for In the Realm of the Senses) has died at the age of 80. I wonder whether or not someone of his cage-rattling importance will be able to step up to the plate in his absence....
Yasutaka Tsutsui's Paprika is now out domestically