Articles tagged takashi miike

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

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

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More Body Horror: On Takashi Miike

If you know Takashi Miike at all, then you’re probably a good enough horror fan already. If you don’t know him then, as

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‘Sukiyaki’ is Sensational Spaghetti Revamp

Some forty years later, the spaghetti western remains one of the most unique subgenres in all of film. As a reflection of America as seen

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13 Jan 2006 // 12:00 AM

Hostel (2006)

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

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17 Nov 2005 // 12:00 AM

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.

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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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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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