Director Shimomura Yûji, who comes from he world of stunt coordination, uses his and Tak’s abilities superbly crafting what he calls his “Zero Range Combat” for a solid martial arts thriller in ‘Re: Born’
A naive handmaiden and a beautiful heiress are drawn together in this erotic Korean mystery drama that hits on all cylinders.
This parable of the ravages of war and male greed mixed with a paranormal ghost story is one of the greats of Japanese cinema — newly restored on Blu-ray from the Criterion Collection.
This Japanese import from Netflix is a delicious look at the adventures of a retired salary-man rediscovering the delights of life through cuisine.
This Japanese import from Netflix poses extensional questions around the setting of the universal language of food — and it’s a delicious mix.
Surreal and hyper-sexual anime cult classic ‘Belladonna of Sadness’ looks beautiful in new 4K restoration for its first ever official theatrical release in the U.S.
Visually stunning modern Japanese film noir thriller ‘The World of Kanako’ is out now on Blu-ray from Drafthouse Films.
An unusual Yakuza film with an almost supernatural twist.
A group of devoted filmmakers is caught up in the clash of two rival yakuza clans in this over-the-top comedy crime thriller from writer/director Sono Sion.
The Kurosawa Samurai Collection from the BFI brings together four of the auteur’s finest chambara films masterfully restored by Toho.