• Kaiji: The Ultimate Gambler

    Apr 3, 2015

    ‘Kaiji: The Ultimate Gambler’ is a unique and very entertaining film if you can get on board with its offbeat vibe and characters. Different but good.

  • One Piece Film: Z

    May 7, 2015

    ‘One Piece Film: Z’ is a really good ‘One Piece’ movie. It has some very solid animation, plenty of action and an engaging story that genuinely feels connected to the show.

  • Quill

    May 16, 2015

    A laudable film with a mixture of the heart-warming and the heart-wrenching, ‘Quill’ is well worth 100 minutes of anyone’s time.

  • Rurouni Kenshin

    May 19, 2015

    ‘Rurouni Kenshin’ is resolutely pulp entertainment though and while it is unlikely to be mentioned in the same breath as ‘Yojimbo’ in years to come, it hits enough of its targets to satisfy.

  • 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.

  • Tokyo Sonata

    Jun 15, 2015

    An outstanding drama and so much more, ‘Tokyo Sonata’ is captivating arthouse cinema.

  • Tomorrow’s Joe

    Jun 15, 2015

    ‘Tomorrow’s Joe’ is undoubtedly entertaining for two hours or so, just don’t expect it to resonate beyond the duration.

  • Tormented

    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.