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Drafthouse Films' Obscure Objects Of Desire: Matsumoto Hitoshi's R100

The astonishingly surreal work of Japanese comedian-turned-filmmaker Matsumoto Hitoshi has long been championed here at ScreenAnarchy, and in some ways his fourth feature film - R100 - transcends anything he has yet produced. Positioned not as a comedy, but rather...

Review: R100, An Intensely Intelligent And Witty Study Of Human Behavior

By the time Matsumoto Hitoshi made the move into feature films with his 2007 effort Big Man Japan, he was already a massive star in his native Japan, his television comedy work having firmly established Matsumoto as one of the...

R100: Never Take A Dominatrix Out For Coffee!

R100, the outrageously funny film from Matsumoto Hitoshi will be out in cinemas and on VOD on January 23rd from Drafthouse Films. We have an outrageous clip to share with you. It is from early on in the film and features...

R100: If You Think This Poster Is Risque, Check Out The Trailer

Hands up: Who wants to see the movie that made ScreenAnarchy founder Todd Brown eat his own shirt in Austin back in September of 2013? Of course. We all do. But alI the Japanese dominatrices dolled up in all sorts...

Mexico City's Cine Tonalá To Screen R100, HARD TO BE A GOD, And Other Riviera Maya Selected Films

Back in February, I said that Riviera Maya's 2014 lineup was bloody amazing, after it was revealed that the festival was premiering in Mexico some of the year's most anticipated films. As of today, few Riviera Maya selected films have been...

OFFSCREEN Film Festival Brussels Welcomes Radley Metzger, And A Whole Lot More

This week, the seventh edition of the Offscreen Film Festival in Brussels will start, undoubtedly one of the best 'genre' festivals in Europe. And their line-up this year is very much yummie. Radley Metzger is one of the guests of...

Drafthouse Acquires Matsumoto's TIFF Midnighter R100

Hot on the heels of their acquisition of Sono Sion's Why Don't You Play in Hell?, Drafthouse Films announced today they will be distributing Matsumoto Hitoshi's brilliant dominatrix action-comedy R100. The fourth feature from the uber-famous Japanese comedian, Matsumoto's...

TIFF 2013 Interview: ScreenAnarchy Talks R100 With Matsumoto Hitoshi

Thursday, September 12, 2013 proved to be one of those extraordinary festival days for me. I found myself closing the day with a trio of highly interesting films from Asia, the last two forming one of the most perfect...

Fantastic Fest 2013: R100, THE SACRAMENT And MOOD INDIGO Are Coming To Austin

We're just a mere two days away from Fantastic Fest starting in the fair city of Austin, TX, and  Tim League and his Alamo Drafthosue army are still announcing titles for the fest. And boy, are they a fine looking...

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Wraps Up TIFF 2013

Despite barely being able to string two sentences together with any kind of coherence, yet wearing a R100 shirt for good measure, I managed to not sound like a complete idiot last night chatting with Scott Laurie about TIFF 2013....

TIFF 2013 Review: R100 Is Another Mind Bending Trip From Japan's Savant Of The Strange

By the time Matsumoto Hitoshi made the move into feature films with his 2007 effort Big Man Japan, he was already a massive star in his native Japan, his television comedy work having firmly established Matsumoto as one of the...

Ride The Carousel Of Pleasure In Full Trailer For Matsumoto's R100

The first teaser for Symbol and Big Man Japan director's upcoming sex comedy R100 ended with leading man Omori Nao approaching a mysterious door. With the just released full trailer we get to see what's behind that door and it...

Watch The First Teaser For Matsumoto's R100!

It was just yesterday that word broke about Matsumoto Hitoshi's upcoming sex comedy R100 and, hey look! There's a teaser for it out there today! There's never any way to really tell what the creatively restless director of Big Man...

Matsumoto Hitoshi Wraps Sex Comedy R100

As has proven to be his normal modus operandi, Matsumoto Hitoshi - the enormously popular comedian turned film director responsible for Dai Nipponjin (Big Man Japan), Symbol and Scabbard Samurai - has wrapped his latest feature without anyone particularly noticing...