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‘Rurouni Kenshin’ (2012, 2014, 2021): Gonzo Samurai Action

Directed by: Keishi Ōtomo || Produced by: Osamu Kubota1, Satoshi Fukushima2-4, Hiroyoshi Koiwai4 Screenplay by: Kyomi Fujii1-2, Keishi Ōtomo1-4 || Starring: Takeru Satoh, Yōsuke Eguchi [1–4], Emi Takei, Munetaka Aoki, Yū Aoi [1–3], Eiji Okuda, Kōji Kikkawa, Teruyuki Kagawa [1], Yūsuke Iseya, Ryunosuke Kamiki, Tao Tsuchiya [2–3], Tatsuya Fujiwara [2], Kasumi Arimura, Issey Takahashi, Nijirō Murakami, … Continue reading

‘Bleach’ (2018): A Stylish Genre Twist on Teenage Friendship

Directed by: Shinsuke Sato || Produced by: Kazutoshi Wadakura Screenplay by: Shinsuke Sato, Daisuke Habara || Starring: Sota Fukushi, Hana Sugisaki, Ryo Yoshizawa, Erina Mano, Yu Koyanagi, Taichi Saotome, Takamasa Ishihara, Seiichi Tanabe, Masami Nagasawa, Yosuke Eguchi Music by: Yutaka Yamada || Cinematography: Taro Kawazu || Edited by: Tsuyoshi Imai || Country: Japan || Language: … Continue reading

‘Kill Bill’ (2003-2004): The Ultimate Revenge Saga

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino || Produced by: Lawrence Bender Screenplay by: Quentin Tarantino || Starring: Uma  Thurman, David Carradine, Lucy Liu, Michael Madsen, Daryl Hannah, Sonny Chiba, Vivica A. Fox, Gordon Liu, Julie Dreyfus, Chiaki Kuriyama Music by: RZA || Cinematography by: Robert Richardson || Edited by: Sally Menke || Country: United States || Language: … Continue reading

‘Seven Samurai’ (1954): The Original “Oriental Western”

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa || Produced by: Sojiro Motoki Written by: Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni || Starring: Takashi Shimura, Toshiro Mifune, Isao Kimura, Yoshio Inaba, Daisuke Kato, Minoru Chiaki, Keiko Tsushima Music by: Fumio Hayasaka || Cinematography by: Asakazu Nakai || Editing by: Akira Kurosawa || Country: Japan || Language: Japanese Running Time: … Continue reading