Gemini (Japan, 1999)

Shinya Tsukamoto’s horror/drama Gemini is loosely based on the short story “The Twins” by Edogawa Rampo. The cult director’s first period piece takes place during the Meiji Period which occurred in Japan from 1868 to […]

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on Nov, 05 · in Reviews

The Taste of Tea (Japan, 2004)

The third feature by writer-director Katsuhito Ishii, The Taste of Tea is an absolute wonder. Shunning what typically is the definitive basis of a film narrative – its drama – Ishii creates a vivid visual […]

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on Oct, 06 · in Reviews

Fish Story (Japan, 2009)

Yoshihiro Nakamura’s Fish Story is adapted from Kotaro Isaka’s novel concerning an obscure single by a punk rock band that broke up after the song was recorded. This song itself was inspired by an even […]

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on Aug, 20 · in Reviews

Pink Films Vol. 3 & 4: Abnormal Family (Japan, 1984) & Blue Film Woman (Japan, 1969)

Continuing their run of limited-edition box sets, Third Window Films have released their second Pink Films package. Available on DVD and Blu-ray, the films have been expertly remastered in 4K from a 35mm print, and […]

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on Jun, 03 · in Reviews

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