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Thursday, July 28 2011

‘13 Assassins’: A Slow Burn with a Huge Payoff

Japanese provocateur Takashi Miike takes on the samurai genre, with spectacular (and very bloody) results.


Friday, September 3 2010

More Body Horror: On Takashi Miike


Friday, January 13 2006

Hostel (2006)

Paxton is suddenly the Last Girl in a movie about cocky boys who become vulnerable beyond their wildest dreams.


Thursday, November 17 2005

Three… Extremes (2004)

Not only does each of the three horror vignettes contain more surprises than most full-length features, but unlike most filmic anthologies, it has no weak links.


Thursday, April 14 2005

Last Life in the Universe (Ruang rak noi nid mahasan) (2004)

For Chris Doyle, the 'great challenge' is shooting any emotion, 'taking ideas and turning them into images'.


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