Tag: shinsukesato

DEATHNOTE: LIGHT UP THE NEW WORLD Coming Soon to Screens Down Under

Before we bear witness to Adam Wingard's (The Guest, You're Next) live-action remake version of the extremely popular long-form anime and manga series Death Note, Shinsuke Sato (the Gantz films) takes a shot with Light Up The New World. Please...

DEATH NOTE: LIGHT UP THE NEW WORLD Delivers A New Trailer

It's a busy time for fans of popular anime and manga series Death Note. Here in North America, director Adam Wingard is currently in production on an English language, live action adaptation of the property while over in Japan the...

Have Your Say: What (Or Who) Is Your Favorite Zombie?

It's now almost two weeks ago that I saw the Japanese zombie film I Am A Hero, a movie which surprised me by being unexpectedly awesome. In my review, I said that most zombie films feature a "hero zombie", one...

I AM A HERO: First Trailer For Japanese Zombie Film Is Suitably Epic

Sato Shinsuke's adaptation of popular Japanese manga I Am A Hero had an early bow at the Sitges Fantastic Film Festival, where it took home some major awards, and with the Japanese theatrical release coming soon the first theatrical trailer...

17th Japanese Film Festival 2013: ScreenAnarchy Interviews Two Greats!

The 17th Japanese Film Festival is on full swing in Melbourne, playing commercial fare, classics and festival favorites that have been igniting the rest of the world this year.Twitch colleagues Andrew Mack and Diva Vélez got to sit down with...

A Conversation With LIBRARY WARS Director Sato Shinsuke!

I sat down with Library Wars director Sato Shinsuke the morning after his film screened at Fantasia. We were already accustomed to each other as we had only parted ways six hours earlier after closing out the pub. Coffee was...

Fantasia 2013 Review: LIBRARY WARS. Japanese Feel-Good Action Cinema

In the 1980s in an alternate Japan, a movement rose to control media and do away with material deemed offensive to Japanese culture. The Media Betterment Committee is little more than a police force that bans such offensive material. In...

Full Trailer For Live Action LIBRARY WARS is Literally A War In A Library

There is a small crop of sci-fi films that deal with a utilitarian society where book censorship is heavily enforced, while a small group resisting against this law, like Fahrenheit 451 and Equilibrium. But I think Library Wars (aka Toshokan Sensō) is...

First Teaser For Live Action LIBRARY WARS

From Sato Shinsuke, the director of Gantz and The Princess Blade comes yet another live action adaptation Library Wars (aka Toshokan Sensō).  Based on a Japanese light novel series by Hiro Arikawa that spawned a manga and animated series &...

PIFAN 2011: GANTZ: PERFECT ANSWER Review

Both films recently adapted from the mammoth manga series are playing Pifan, so here's my earlier review of part two. Hot on the heels of the first film, GANTZ: PERFECT ANSWER arrives within three months of its predecessor, boasting the...

GANTZ: PERFECT ANSWER Review

Hot on the heels of the first film, GANTZ: PERFECT ANSWER arrives within three months of its predecessor, boasting the same cast of young attractive stars and the same flashy production values, while also clocking it at a hefty...

GANTZ's PERFECT ANSWER Is A Gun In The Face.

Over the weekend the trailer for Gantz: Perfect Answer - the second installment of Shinsuke Sato's two part live action adaptation of the popular manga and anime - arrived on the official website and it is pretty much what you'd...

You're Just As Pretty As Me, Therefore I Pout And Maybe Shoot You.

According to the poster, that's what Gantz: Perfect Answer should have been called....