Masaki Kobayashi
Reviews // 3 Articles
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'Eclipse Series 38: Masaki Kobayashi Against the System'
15 May 2013 // 11:10 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.

'Harakiri': Masaki Kobayashi's Challenge to Japan's Idealized Notions of Its Feudal Past
30 Nov 2011 // 4:00 PM

This anti-samurai samurai film loses none of its power over the years as a fierce tale of individual honor in the face of systemic corruption.

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Truth and Other Restrictions: 'True Detective' - Episode 7 - "Black Maps and Motel Rooms"

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"Series creator Nic Pizzolatto constructs the entire season on a simple exchange: death seems to be the metaphysical wage of knowledge.

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