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Review: Onibaba (1964)

There’s something of the fairy tale in all of Kaneto Shindo’s films.  Onibaba is no exception.  The characters aren’t so much real …

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Review: Kuroneko (1968)

Kuroneko (Black Cat)  should be revered in the same way that the early Universal monster pictures are.  Written and directed by Kaneto …

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Review: Ichi the Killer (2001)

After seeing Takashi Miike’s wonderful 13 Assassins, I wondered if I’d overlooked a few of his films because of what I’d heard …