The Magnificent Nine (Japan, 2016) [JAPAN CUTS 2016]

The ensemble film trope has always been a favourite of mine. It’s been an enduring staple for films, ever since the first ensemble action film, Akira Kurosawa’s masterpiece Seven Samurai (1954). Presenting an opportunity to […]

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on Jul, 13 · in Reviews

Prophecy (Japan, 2015) [JFF2015AU]

Yoshihiro Nakamura is a filmmaker that always surprises me. The stories he tells are never what they seem to be on the surface and his attention to character always amazes me. I remember watching my […]

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on Oct, 25 · in Reviews

See You Tomorrow, Everyone (Japan, 2013)

Yoshihiro Nakamura is known mainly for The Foreign Duck, The Native Duck and God in a Coin Locker (2007) and Fish Story (2009). His most recent internationally released film, See You Tomorrow, Everyone, offers more of his […]

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on Aug, 01 · in Reviews

The Snow White Murder Case (Japan, 2014) [Japan Cuts/NYAFF 2014)

Directed by Yoshihiro Nakamura and written by Tamio Hayashi, The Snow White Murder Case is a crime thriller based on a novel by Kanae Minato. The film opens with the murder of Noriko Miki (Nanao), […]

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on Jul, 10 · in Reviews

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