Thursday, January 23, 2020

Tag: Takashi Miike

First Love (2019)*

Title: First Love
Rating: NR
Directed by: Takashi Miike
Written by: Masa Nakamura
Starring: Masataka Kubota, Nao Omori, Shota Sometani, and Sakurako Konishi
Release Date: 9/27/2019
Running Time: 108 minutes

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What did you think of this film?


The film is the prolific auteur, Takashi Miike, at his most fun and anarchic, a noir-tinged yakuza film blending genres in the story of a young boxer and a call girl, who fall passionately in love while getting innocently caught up in a drug-smuggling scheme over the course of one night in Tokyo.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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Special thanks to Marcos for this submission


Blade of the Immortal (2017)

Title: Blade of the Immortal
Rating: R
Directed by: Takashi Miike
Written by: Tetsuya Oishi
Based on the manga by: Hiroaki Samura
Starring: Takuya Kimura, Hana Sugisaki, and Sôta Fukushi
Release Date: 11/3/2017
Running Time: 140 minutes

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What did you think of this film?


Manji, a highly skilled samurai, becomes cursed with immortality after a legendary battle. Haunted by the brutal murder of his sister, Manji knows that only fighting evil will regain his soul. He promises to help a young girl named Rin avenge her parents, who were killed by a group of master swordsmen led by ruthless warrior Anotsu. The mission will change Manji in ways he could never imagine.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No