Tag: Japanese

Shonen Knife

Shonen Knife

Music Reviews

Sweet Candy Power (Good Charamel Records). Review by Carl F. Gauze.

Heroic Purgatory

Heroic Purgatory

Screen Reviews

A confusing and idiosyncratic movie about a communist cell in 1950’s Japan and where they ended up in 1970.

Pray For Death

Pray For Death

Screen Reviews

Pray For Death’s protagonist goes total Kung Fu on the bad guys leaving us with a weird mix of On the Waterfront meets Ran.

Key of Life

Key of Life

Screen Reviews

A failed actor swaps places with a professional killer who then falls in love with a driven woman in this plot driven romantic comedy from Japan.

Sanguivorous

Sanguivorous

Screen Reviews

An arty and eerie horror film fuses western and eastern ideas of vampirism and looks totally cool as well.

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Hold Me Tight

Hold Me Tight

Screen Reviews

Lily and Generoso review Hold Me Tight, the sixth feature directed by renowned actor Mathieu Amalric. Centered around a brilliant performance from Vicky Krieps (Phantom Thread, Bergman Island), Hold Me Tight is an unpredictable and remarkable psychological drama.

Sirens

Sirens

Screen Reviews

The fact that the band Slaves to Sirens exists is impressive, but that they live, love, and breathe to play metal takes things to another level. Sirens documents the journey. Review by Charles DJ Deppner.