Burst City, to me, is not only the name of a film, but also a fairly accurate description of my mind after being confronted by two hours of Ishii Sogo punk rock mayhem. After all, what can synapses do, when faced with such an assault on the senses, but explode? It’s the sensible thing to do.
This is a film that has a reputation for being an important stepping stone in the development of Japanese cinema. It is widely … (read more)