Port of Call

500
Port of Call review

"Port of Call is edgy, challenging and accomplished. The film looks great, the acting is exceptional and the soundtrack is on point."

Paprika

499
Paprika review

"That said, Paprika is still an amazing film with plenty of memorable moments and a superb finale. If I sound a little negative that's only because his first two films are hard to surpass."

Partners in Crime

498
Partners in Crime review

"Partners in Crime is quite the calling card for a director like Jung-chi Chang."

Sakigake!! Cromartie High

497
Sakigake!! Cromartie High review

"If you don't mind a bunch of 40-year old actors playing 16-year old high school student with greasy hair and no manners to speak of, you're probably fine."

Sick Nurses

496
Sick Nurses review

"Exuberant colors, a rather stylish ghost and bucket loads of devious fun make this worth your while, unless you desperately demand thrills and scares."

Livid

495
Livid review

"Livid is a superb horror flick that easily surpasses most of its peers. Watch it with an open mind and you'll see there is plenty to love and enjoy here."

Green Tea

494
Green Tea review

"The lush cinematography, the quirky and tantalizing soundtrack and the effective mystery, supported by some stellar performances, make for an intriguing and refreshing film that defies expectations. "

The Kirishima Thing

493
The Kirishima Thing review

"While Yoshida has quite a few stories to tell and quite a few angles to explore, the film still feels like a very tight package, sporting little to no cruft."

The House That Jack Built

492
The House That Jack Built review

"His latest is a strange but gratifying mix of drama, horror and comedy, with enough shock value to force some to leave while also showing enough wit to draw laughs from the ones that persist."

Tony Takitani

491
Tony Takitani review

"Tony Takitani is one of the finest exercises in balancing style and content I've ever seen. Form, narrative and characters are really one here and feed off each other the entire time. "

Vengeance

490
Vengeance review

"A very solid film in all departments, allowing you to sink back into your couch and let the film drift over you like a warm, dark blanket."

Wrong

489
Wrong review

"With Wrong Dupieux delivers a refreshing slice of absurd comedy that few other directors out there are able to match."

Ghostland

488
Ghostland review

"A horror film pur sang, lacking forced attempts to mix in other genres. It's raw, brutal and disturbing, but always with a twist and executed to perfection."

Godzilla: The Planet Eater

487
Godzilla: The Planet Eater review

"The film looks gorgeous, the story is smart and creative and even though there isn't that much actual action, it never gets dull."

For Love's Sake

486
For Love's Sake review

"That said, there is still plenty to enjoy here. It seems that with each new film Miike raises the bar on production level. For Love's Sake looks absolutely stunning, from start to finish."

New Dragon Gate Inn

485
New Dragon Gate Inn review

"The actors are on point, the film looks great and there's a lot of fun to be had, especially whenever the films endorses its own mean streak."

Lost Indulgence

484
Lost Indulgence review

"Some lovely visuals, a strong score and some neat little touches to lighten up the atmosphere from time to time and what you have is quality drama"

Love Off the Cuff

483
Love Off the Cuff review

"The film is up to par with the earlier films while still being different and distinctive enough to avoid turning into a cheap, cash-obsessed sequel."

Kill Zone

482
Kill Zone review

"Kill Zone is a modern martial arts classic."

Ink

481
Ink review

"Ink shows enormous potential, executed well beyond what anyone could expect considering the limitations. A little gem that will one day find its audience and is destined to become a cult hit"

Ip Man

480
Ip Man review

"Ip Man turned out to be an extremely solid entry in the ever growing list of Yip and Yen collaborations. If you liked Fearless, you will probably like this one too."

Ready or Not

479
Ready or Not review

"Ready or Not is a dark and atmospheric horror/comedy with some solid kills, a superb setting, sumptuous visuals, a very likable main character and plenty of sly and sneaky grins."

A Chinese Odyssey: Part One - Pandora's Box

478
A Chinese Odyssey: Part One - Pandora's Box review

"A Chinese Odyssey is entertainment in its purest form. The comedy is hilarious, the pacing is excruciating, the film rolls from one memorable scene to the next and the level of variation is exemplary."

A Chinese Fairy Tale

477
A Chinese Fairy Tale review

"If you think you can handle an update of A Chinese Ghost Story bathing in CG visuals, this one is definitely recommended, otherwise you best stay clear."

Appleseed Saga: Ex Machina

476
Appleseed Saga: Ex Machina review

"Aramaki serves a very capable genre flick, making great use of the Appleseed setting and going beyond technological excellence to create a stylish, extravagant action spectacle."