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Busan 2018 Review: Shinya Tsukamoto's KILLING, a Blunt yet Effective Samurai Drama

A young masterless samurai faces a crisis of confidence when he is called upon to defend a family of farmers from a marauding gang in Shinya Tsukamoto’s small scale samurai drama. Killing is the actor-writer-director’s first film since 2014’s remake...

Watch: Exclusive Interview with Cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto on Martin Scorsese's SILENCE

After more than 25 years, Martin Scorsese finally completed Silence last year, his adaptation of the homonymous Japanese novel written by Endo Shusaku and a real passion project for the master filmmaker behind other religious films such as The Last...

Scorsese Answers our Prayers with Astonishing First SILENCE Trailer

Martin Scorsese leaps right into this year's Oscar race with Silence, his epic new adaptation of Shûsaku Endô's novel. Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver star as Portuguese Jesuit missionaries sent to Japan in the 17th Century. Their mission is to track...

Fantastic Fest 2016 Review: SHIN GODZILLA, The Monster Reborn

Japanese studio Toho resurrects Godzilla (Gojira), its most famous monster, in a busy modern day drama beset by bureaucracy and marked by marvelous action sequences.

SHIN GODZILLA Stampedes Into US Theaters This October

Toho Studios’ 29th big screen outing for their favourite atomic kaiju, Shin Godzilla (aka Godzilla Resurgence), makes its way to US shores for a limited theatrical engagement this October, courtesy of the good people at Funimation.    Shin Godzilla -...

Epic New GODZILLA RESURGENCE Trailer And TV Spot

Neon Genesis Evangelion creator Anno Hideaki's new live action Godzilla Resurgence hits Japanese screens on July 29th and with the release just around the corner a new theatrical trailer plus a new TV spot have just arrived online. The trailer...

First Look At GODZILLA RESURGENCE Teases Giant Scares

Next summer sees the release of Godzilla Resurgence, the first Japanese film to feature the King of the Lizards in a decade. Written and directed by regular anime helmer Anno Hideaki, and co-directed by Higuchi Shinji (Attack On Titan), who...

Now On Blu-ray: A SNAKE OF JUNE Is Still A Masterpiece

A bit of a spoiler alert up front, A Snake of June is my favorite Tsukamoto Shinya film. While I haven't seen all of them just yet, of the eight or so that I've managed to ingest, A Snake of...

Watch New Trailer For Tsukamoto Shinya's A SNAKE OF JUNE

In their continuing quest to deliver the finest offbeat East Asian cinema to the English speaking world, the UK's Third Window Films presents Tsukamoto Shinya's A Snake of June on Blu-ray, this September 28th. To celebrate the new release, they've...

FIRES ON THE PLAIN: Watch The Trailer For Tsukamoto's War Picture

Tetsuo The Iron Man director Tsukamoto Shinya takes a turn into some very different material with Fires On The Plain, his adaptation of Ooka Shohei's novel chronicling the last, desperate days of Japanese soldiers stationed in the Philippines in World...

Third Window Films UK Announces Stellar 2015 Slate: Tsukamoto, Nakashima, Kitano, And More

Our good friends, and friends of all fans of east Asian films, Third Window Films have given TwitchFilm an exclusive early look at their 2015 slate and it is marvelous!Third Window Films has a history of bringing not only the...

Busan 2014 Review: FIRES ON THE PLAIN Drags Us Into The Abyss

Though based on Ooha Shohei's book of the same name rather than Ichikawa Kon's languid and harrowing 1959 film, Tsukamoto Shinya's Fires on the Plain was always going to be an entirely different beast. Low-budget and with a frenetic and...

Third Window Films Gives ScreenAnarchy A Peek Into A Great 2013. Tsukamoto, Miike, Kurosawa, Nakamura, & More!

Our good friends at one of the world's finest DVD distribution labels, Third Window Films, have given us an early look at their 2013 schedule, and it looks awesome!Several of these titles are films we've already previewed for TWF in...

Blu-ray Review: Shinya Tsukamoto's KOTOKO

Third Window Films is releasing Shinya Tsukamoto's psychological thriller Kotoko on Blu-ray and DVD this week. I reviewed this title when it played at the International Film Festival Rotterdam earlier this year, so my opinion of the film itself has...

EXCLUSIVE! Third Window Films TETSUO I & II Blu-ray Trailer! Discs Coming October 8th

The defining films of the cyberpunk movement are coming soon to Blu-ray from Third Window Films!We had the first news of Tetsuo: The Iron Man and Tetsuo II: Body Hammer coming in high definition back in April, now we've got...

Review: TOKYO-KEN (Personal Favorites #39)

Some people firmly believe Rocky is the best boxing film out there, others swear by Scorsese's Raging Bull. If you ask me, there hasn't been any film that could match the sheer adrenaline springing from Tsukamoto's boxing hands. Tokyo Ken...

New Trailer For Shinya Tsukamoto's KOTOKO For Edinburgh Film Festival!

In advance of Shinya Tsukamoto's just announced appearance at the Edinburgh Film Festival with his recent critical hit, Kotoko, Third Window have cut a brand new trailer for the film and it looks fucking intense. The film screens in Edinburgh...

IFFR 2012 Interview: SHINYA TSUKAMOTO talks KOTOKO

(...and blood and sperm of course, because he is Shinya Tsukamoto after all.) Last year Tsukamoto Shinya visited the International Film Festival Rotterdam as part of a group of directors promoting the excellent "Kaidan: Horror Classics" and ScreenAnarchy put up...

IFFR 2012 Review: KOTOKO

(I see people loving the film and people hating the film, but thankfully they are not the same people...) Shinya Tsukamoto's newest movie "Kotoko" shows a woman whose life is destroyed by her madness-induced hallucinations. A bold view on insanity...

First Trailer For Tsukamoto's KOTOKO

After a successful run on the festival circuit - it was awarded in Venice - the first trailer has arrived for Shinya Tsukamoto's Kotoko, a film created by the cult icon specifically for it's star - pop singer Cocco. But...