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.
Apr 14, 2015
A 4 hour, yes 4 hour, epic about love, religion and all manner of weirdness from one of Japan’s most out there directors, Sion Sono.
May 21, 2015
The slightly absurdist Japanese style means that the film is very much an acquired taste, likely to baffle as many as it might amuse.
Jun 15, 2015
While it may not be as solid as some of Shimizu’s earlier works, ‘Tormented’ is still an intriguing slice of horror that has a very strong set of visuals.
Jun 22, 2015
‘Villain’ is not a whodunnit – the identity of the killer is uncovered early on in the film. It is, however, a whydidtheydoit (that’s not going to catch on is it) and quite an excellent one too.