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Ace Attorney (2012)

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Regular visitors to our website would know that we just love Takashi Miike. And why wouldn’t you? From his early crazy films like Ichi the Killer and Gozu, to commercial films like Crows Zero and Ninja Kids!!!, to the more recent critically acclaimed films like 13 Assassins and Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai, he has just proven himself to be one of the most prolific, imaginative and skillful directors working in the world today. Just how many … (read more)

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Last Quarter (2005)

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Part romance, part fairy tale, part gothic horror, part video clip, Last Quarter, is an interesting and surprisingly original film. Based on hit shoujo (girls) manga Kagen No Tsuki by Ai Yazawa (Nana, Paradise Kiss), it charts questions of an unexpectedly thoughtful and arguably relevant nature with dreamlike clarity. Like a surreal Little Red Riding Hood, the story focuses on Mizuki as she runs from the perceived troubles in her life straight into the arms of … (read more)

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