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Gozu (2003)

7.1/10
Director: Takashi Miike
Starring: Sho Aikawa, Kimika Yoshino, Renji Ishibashi, Hideki Sone

Prolific Japanese director Takeshi Miike presents his most unusual film yet with a film that is by turns surreal, horrific and hilarious. Young Yakuza... Read more

Eko Eko Azarak: Wizard of Darkness (1995)

6/10
Director: Shimako Sato
Starring: Kimika Yoshino, Miho Kanno, Naozumi Takahashi, Mio Takaki

Misa has just transferred to a new school, unfortunately for her it's in the process of being taken over by evil supernatural forces. Fortunately for... Read more

Seven Samurai (Blu-Ray) (1954)

8.7/10
Starring: Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Yoshio Inaba, Daisuke Kato, Seiji Miyaguchi, Mi...

A samurai answers a village's request for protection after he falls on hard times. The town needs protection from bandits, so the samurai gathers six... Read more

Eko Eko Azarak II: Birth of the Wizard (1996)

Director: Shimako Sato
Starring: Kimika Yoshino, Wataru Shihodo, Chieko Shiratori, Akira Otani, Eisei Amamoto, Ak...

In this prequel to the first film an evil spirit has massacred a village of witches and wizards in ancient Japan. Skip to present day and an archaeol... Read more

Isola (2000)

5.5/10
Director: Toshiyuki Mizutani
Starring: Yoshino Kimura, Yu Kurosawa, Makiko Watanabe, Ken Ishiguro

In the aftermath of the 1995 earthquake in Kobe, psychic Yukari takes a break from her studies to help with the rescue effort. She meets up with Chih... Read more

Stray Dog (1949)

7.9/10
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Starring: Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Isao Kimura, Keiko Awaji

Early Kurosawa film is a masterful mix of film noir and police thriller in which a rookie detective (Toshiro Mifune) has his pistol stolen, and his se... Read more

Sukiyaki Western Django (2007)

6.3/10
Director: Takashi Miike
Starring: Masanobu Ando, Hideaki Ito, Koichi Sato, Kaori Momoi, Yusuke Iseya, Renji Ishiba...

With more than a nod to spaghetti westerns, Takashi Miike's hip 'sukiyaki western' is inspired by Sergio Corbucci's violent classic, 'Django!'; and de... Read more

Blindness (2008)

6.6/10
Director: Fernando Meirelles
Starring: Mark Ruffalo, Julianne Moore, Alice Braga, Yusuke Iseya, Yoshino Kimura, Don McK...

A big city falls prey to a mysterious plague of blindness in Fernando Meirelles' ('City of God'; 'The Constant Gardener') adaptation of Jose Saramago'... Read more