Onibi – The Fire Within – Review

June 23, 2006

Kunihiro is damn near inscrutable, and since the film never truly lets us in on his mind, he’s an icon, a towering, silent ball of repressed bad-ass.

The Black Society Trilogy – Review

March 7, 2005

Individually or as a three-DVD set, Takeshi Miike’s Black Society Trilogy is as good a cross-section of Miike’s signature Yakuza films as you’re going to find.

Rainy Dog – Review

March 7, 2005

A subtle tale of almost accidental redemption and warped integrity, Rainy Dog is not the place to get your sex and violence fix. Thoughtful and almost sad.