Tag: seijunsuzuki

Rest In Peace, Suzuki Seijun

Cult Japanese filmmaker Suzuki Seijun has died at the age of 93. Best known for avant-garde yakuza masterpiece Branded to Kill, the director made his name turning out features for Nikkatsu studio throughout the 1960's. Starting his career at Shochiku,...

Hey, Toronto! Seijun Suzuki Retrospective Kicks Off Tomorrow With STORY OF A PROSTITUTE At The TIFF Bell Lightbox

Hey, Toronto! It's time to get your Suzuki on with twelve film retrospective Action, Anarchy And Audicity kicking off tomorrow at the TIFF Bell Lightbox with a screening of his Story Of A Prostitute.One of the true madmen of world...

Hey, Toronto! Win Tickets To Catch BRANDED TO KILL On The Big Screen!

Hey, Toronto! Here's a rare treat! The ScreenAnarchy-curated Tokyo Drifters: 100 Years Of Nikkatsu series continues on Saturday with a rare big screen showing of Seijun Suzuki's Branded To Kill! Yep, it's the movie that got Suzuki fired from the...

Hey, Toronto! Win Tickets To Get Your Suzuki On With TOKYO DRIFTER At The TIFF Bell Lightbox Saturday!

Having showcased works by a number of lesser known directors - at least in this part of the world - it's time to break out the big guns at the ScreenAnarchy curated Tokyo Drifters: 100 Years Of Nikkatsu screening series....

Review: PISTOL OPERA (Personal Favorites #32)

If you're into weird and you haven't seen Pistol Opera yet, just skip this review and make sure you go into the film as blank as possible. Pistol Opera is without a doubt one of the strangest cinematic experiences of...

NIKKATSU NOIR: Seijun Suzuki's TAKE AIM AT THE POLICE VAN

Seijun Suzuki started as a contract director for Nikkatsu in 1956. By the time 1960 rolled around, which was the year Take Aim at the Police Van was released, Suzuki had over a dozen films to his credit. Suzuki's entry...