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SCREENANARCHY Presents 100 Years of Nikkatsu at TIFF Bell Lightbox

One of the great things about TIFF finally getting a home space is their ability to curate niche mini-festivals. Even more great is that they give the likes of ScreenAnarchy's own Todd Brown a chance to bring an unappreciated sub-genre...

NIKKATSU NOIR: Takumi Furukawi's CRUEL GUN STORY

Note: Certain aspects of the film's plot are discussed, which may cause those allergic to spoilers to convulse. Takumi Furukawi's Cruel Gun Story, which was released in 1964, is a snappy, suspenseful heist film centered around a great performance by...

NIKKATSU NOIR: Takashi Nomura's A COLT IS MY PASSPORT

Takashi Nomura's 1967 film A Colt is My Passport is arguably the best known of the five films featured in the Nikkatsu Noir box set from Criterion sub-label Eclipse. For that reason, and the fact that it is the most...