Anti-Porno (Japan, 2016) [JAPAN CUTS 2017]

With any Sono Sion film you expect to get something unusual. With his previous films including his ‘hate’ trilogy of Love Exposure (2008), Cold Fish (2010) and Guilty of Romance (2011), alongside anarchic cult outputs such […]

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on Jul, 13 · in Reviews

Five Flavours Film Festival 2016 Report

Warsaw has had a troubled history. Located in Central Europe, it has been passed between empires and dynasties, been pillaged and seen golden ages since the 16th century. Then, with liberation in sight at the […]

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on Dec, 07 · in Features

The Whispering Star (Japan, 2015) [JAPAN CUTS 2016]

One of six features completed by the exhaustively prolific Sion Sono in 2015 (perhaps in an unofficial competition with Takashi Miike to determine who is Japan’s most productive filmmaker), The Whispering Star is a minimalist […]

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on Jul, 12 · in Reviews

Tag (Japan, 2015) [JFF2015AU]

Tag, you’re it! We have another Sion Sono film to review and this one sees him venturing into the teen survival genre for the first time since Suicide Club (2002) and Noriko’s Dinner Table (2007). […]

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on Nov, 21 · in Reviews

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