Articles tagged japanese film

Yakuza Formula Plus Cool Style Equals ‘Massacre Gun’

The chipmunk-cheeked Joe Shishido leads up this 1967 "borderless action" film from Japan.

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A ‘Sword of Doom’ in a Power Vacuum

As Kihachi Okamoto's film depicts, the end of a lengthy period of power leaves room for nihilistic violence to consume the power vacuum that's left in place.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Ran (1985/2000)

Kurosawa achieves an almost perfect fusion of storyteller and painter.

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FKA twigs Outdoes Herself with 'Congregata' (Photos)

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"A regular FKA twigs performance is exciting. But her 'Congregata' event amps up the fervor ten fold, with more wild dancers, powerful lights and costumes.

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