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Camera Japan 2017 Review: Lee Sang-il's RAGE Keeps You Guessing

A lot of films tend to look unpolished, and bland, handheld video is often accepted to be good enough it seems. Not so with the films of Lee Sang-il, which look as bright and shiny as if the visuals have...

Review: GODZILLA Is King Of The Monsters Once More

British director Gareth Edwards makes his Hollywood debut in jaw-dropping style, bringing Godzilla back to the big screen in a grand scale action adventure that is pitched perfectly between obligatory disaster drama and indulgently delightful monster mash.2014 marks the 60th...

Trailer: GODZILLA Is Pure Gravitas

Woah. And... woah...The new trailer for Gareth Edwards' take on Godzilla arrived today and it sure knows how to instill a bit of fear in the hearts of us measly mammals. Over some starkly terrifying shots of destroyed cities we've...

TIFF 2013 Review: UNFORGIVEN, A Remake That Acts As Love Letter Rather Than Redux

The cross-pollination between Japanese chambara films and the traditional Hollywood-style Western has resulted in some of the most important films in cinema history. As Kurosawa looked to John Ford for inspiration, the cycle would continue in the 60s and 70s...

Gorgeous Full Trailer For The Japanese Remake Of Clint Eastwood's UNFORGIVEN!

A lot of positive buzz was generated when the two short teasers for the Japanese remake of Clint Eastwood's Unforgiven were released. We now have the full trailer to show you, and it looks absolutely gorgeous. Lee Sang-il, the acclaimed director...

Andrew Garfield And Ken Watanabe Anchor Scorsese's SILENCE

It's a project that Martin Scorsese has been trying to get off the ground for roughly twenty years now and his adaptation of Endo Shusako's Silence looks as though it's finally ready to get off the ground with word that...

Second Teaser For Japanese Remake Of Eastwood's UNFORGIVEN

You ready for another taste of what happens when a key work from one of the most American of all American directors is transposed into another country? Well, here you go with a second teaser for the Lee Sang-il directed...