To the Ends of the Earth (Japan/Uzbekistan/Qatar, 2019)

To the Ends of the Earth is an international co-production that was commissioned to commemorate 25 years of diplomatic relations between Japan and Uzbekistan. It’s written and directed by horror auteur Kiyoshi Kurosawa, who eschews […]

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on Dec, 03 · in Reviews

Mohican Comes Home (Japan, 2016) [JAPAN CUTS 2016]

The family drama genre is usually a mixed bag, especially when it has comedic elements that are meant to offset the drama and prevent the film from being a total drag. If the film leans […]

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on Jul, 17 · in Reviews

Seventh Code (Japan, 2014)

One of the most prolific visionaries to emerge from the V-Cinema sector of the 1980s, Kiyoshi Kurosawa has been keeping a surprisingly low-key profile since winning multiple honors for his family drama Tokyo Sonata (2008). […]

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on Jul, 20 · in Reviews

The Complex (Japan, 2013)

Due to the incredible success of Ring (1998), which launched the J-Horror boom, provided the source material for a blockbuster US remake, and started a series which is still active today, it has been difficult […]

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on Feb, 23 · in Reviews

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