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Fantasia Film Festival Announces Full Amazing Lineup

FANTASIA’S 21st EDITION TO CLOSE WITH THE INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE OF A TAXI DRIVER North American Premieres of Cannes sensation GOOD TIME and Agnieszka Holland’s Berlinale Award-winner SPOOR; new works from Takashi Miike and Sion Sono; a Special Screening of SXSW hit ATOMIC BLONDE; Canadian bows for PATTI CAKE$ and BUSHWICK; the Continue Reading

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The Sword Is Mightier Than The Gun: TATARA SAMURAI Review

 Japanese  director, YOSHINARI  NISHIKORI is  back  with  award  winning  Japanese  epic TATARA  SAMURAI A man called Gosuke must now follow tradition and step into the role of the village Murage (expert blacksmith).  The steel (Tatara Steel) that is produced inIzumo, Japan is said to be the strongest steel in the world which Continue Reading

Award Winning Samurai Feature TATARA SAMURAI Picked Up By Eleven Arts

Yoshinari Nishikori’s award winning film TATARA SAMURAI to be distributed by ELEVEN ARTS (LOS ANGELES, CA — May 17, 2017) — Following a massively successful festival circuit, ELEVEN ARTS has licensed North American distribution rights to Yoshinari Nishikori’s award-winning period action-drama TATARA SAMURAI. The L.A.-based distribution company, whose recent titles include Continue Reading

Japanese Thrillers

New Japanese Thrillers To Test Your Sanity

A new list of recently released Japanese thrillers you may not know about As you probably already know, Japan offers us some of the most intense, brutal and uncensored cinema in film history. Recent Japanese thrillers like The World Of Kanako, and the superb serial killer movie, Creepy prove that Continue Reading

Does GET MY REVENGE Capture That BATTLE ROYALE Vibe?

Could GET MY REVENGE be the modern-day BATTLE ROYALE we all want and need?   Get My Revenge featured on a previous article about upcoming Asian movies I thought would be worth looking out for. As always, I be scouring the Asian box-office and new releases and picking out the cream Continue Reading

10 Upcoming Japanese Thrillers You Need To Know About

Here is a list of 10 new Japanese thrillers that will be coming your way soon CREEPY I got to review this new Japanese Serial-killer movie for Fantasia International Film Festival. I can confirm that Creepy, is as dark as they get although it does take a while to get Continue Reading

Fantasia Festival 2016 Review: The Inerasable

Fantasia International Film Festival screened The Inerasable, the new Japanese ghost story from Yoshihiro Nakamura The Inerasable tells the story of a horror writer (Yuko Takeuchi) who writes stories based on submissions from her readers. She receives a story from a student called, Kubo (Ai Hashimoto). The young student wants the novelist to investigate strange Continue Reading

Review For New Japanese Serial-Killer Movie, CREEPY (Fantasia Festival Review)

Fantasia Festival Screened new Japanese horror/thriller CREEPY   The new feature  from Kiyoshi Kurosawa, the director of Japanese horror hit PULSE Japan is home to some of the most fucked up movies on the planet. It don’t matter what genre we have, Japan can do crazy with just about anything. Creepy tells Continue Reading

Final Wave Of Movies Announced For Fantasia 2016

FANTASIA’S 20th EDITION TO CLOSE WITH FEDE ALVAREZ’S DON’T BREATHE AND JEAN-FRANCOIS RICHET’S BLOOD FATHER, STARRING MEL GIBSON Appearances from Christopher Lloyd, Keishi Otomo, and iconic Japanese actor Denden; a new VR component; and an award for Jean-Claude Lord are among the newly announced highlights, which also boasts numerous World Continue Reading