• 13 Assassins

    Jul 2, 2015

    A grand tale of men banding together to fight an unrelenting evil, content to die if they can free their land from the marauding tyrant and his gargantuan army.

  • For Love’s Sake

    Mar 14, 2015

    ‘For Love’s Sake’ has sporadic moments of brilliance but falls short of being the fast, fun and feisty musical action teen romance it could have been.

  • Hara-Kiri: Death Of A Samurai

    Mar 22, 2015

    This version of ‘Hara-Kiri’ just simply pales in comparison to Kobayashi’s version and while it’s certainly good for a majority of its run time, you still may be wondering what’s the point of it.

  • Ichi The Killer

    Mar 28, 2015

    For those prepared for difficult material and subject matter it is a stylish, gripping example of fearless, maverick cinema.

  • One Missed Call

    May 7, 2015

    Not a classic, but for those not yet bored by vengeful serial killing and familial mysteries, there is much to recommend here.

  • Shield Of Straw

    May 24, 2015

    For a director known for lurid excess, ‘Shield of Straw’ is a subtly haunting thriller with an ending that asks questions of everything that went before it.

  • Sukiyaki Western Django

    Jun 3, 2015

    This is ‘Spaghetti Western’ done Miike style, and one of his strengths is his ability to construct a world that you can’t find anywhere else and that you don’t want to leave.

  • Three… Extremes

    Jun 11, 2015

    An eclectic and compelling triumvirate of screen darkness, it would be a shame if this marked the end of the ‘Three’ experiment. How about a film from female directors for the next instalment?