Masaki Kobayashi
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Reviews // 4 Articles
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//Features

The Best Films of 2015
30 Dec 2015 // 5:23 AM

What is Art, at its best, but the very weapon by which we wage the necessary, perpetual war on Culture? Here, but a quiver full of the world’s arsenal of 2015 film offerings.

//Reviews

Critereon's 'Kwaidan' Set Provides Four Masterful Tales of the Uncanny
10 Dec 2015 // 8:10 PM

Masaki Kobayashi’s masterpiece, Kwaidan, exists on the boundary between the living and the spirit worlds.

'Eclipse Series 38: Masaki Kobayashi Against the System'
15 May 2013 // 10:10 PM

There's a creative tension between wanting to capture a documentary sense of reality and the expressionist visuals used to capture the characters’ psychological reality.

//Blogs

12 Criterion Capsules: Good Cinematic Medicine
28 Oct 2015 // 8:37 AM

As Criterion continues to unleash its Blu-rays of eclectic film classics at a mad pace, we continue trying to keep up with so many riches.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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