Month: May 2011

Death Kappa (2010)

It’s literally been years since the last good kaiju film. I’m not one of those who counts Godzilla: Final Wars (2004) as one of them,...

Battle League Horumo (2009)

Movies and video games, from the latter’s birth, have shared a conflicted history together. In fact with the increased use of computer graphics as special...

Doing Time (2002)

The Japanese title of Doing Time, Keimusho no naka, is especially apt. It translates simply as “Inside Prison.” Free of any idiomatic overtones and stylistic...

Norwegian Wood (Japan, 2010)

‘I would stare at the grains of light suspended in that silent space, struggling to see into my own heart. What did I want? And...

Floating Clouds (Japan, 1955)

“Amour fou in post-war Tokyo, with Hideko Takamine – in neurotic playing of almost painful intensity – as a woman who sacrifices everything to follow...

Man of Vendetta (South Korea, 2010)

The third Terracotta Far East Film Festival will be held at the legendary Prince Charles Cinema in London from May 5 to May 8, 2011....