Tag: taksakaguchi

Now Streaming: RE:BORN, Blood-Soaked, Throat-Gouging Mayhem

Japanese action star Tak Sakiguchi makes a welcome return to the screen in this stripped-down action thriller, now on Shudder.

Exclusive RE:BORN Clip: Knife Fight in a Phone Booth

I think it was Jean-Luc Godard who said that all you need to make a movie is a girl, a guy, and a knife. In a phone booth.

Sakaguchi Tak Throws Down In First RE:BORN Teaser

After an announcement video and a follow up teaser showing some behind the scenes work, we finally have some proper footage of Versus star Sakaguchi Tak's reunion with his Death Trance director Shimomura Yuji in the form of the first...

New RE:BORN Training Video Gives Sakaguchi Tak Ninja Skills

It is with no small amount of enthusiasm that we have been following the development of Re:Born, the comeback, and potentially final, action film for Japanese martial arts star Sakaguchi Tak. The latest in a series of videos has surfaced,...

Second Training Video Surfaces for Sakaguchi Tak's RE:BORN

Japanese martial artist Sakaguchi Tak is set to come out of retirement in a big way next year, with Re:Born, which reunites the Versus star with his Death Trance director, Shimomora Yuji. It's a potenially lethal combination that, done right,...

Sakaguchi Is RE:BORN In Reunion With DEATH TRANCE Helmer

Tak is back.After 'retiring' under confusing circumstances last year with multiple takes on what was actually happening floating around in various reports from inside sources, Japanese action star Sakaguchi Tak of Versus fame is headed back to the big screen....

The Teaser For Sono Sion's WHY DON'T YOU PLAY IN HELL? May Be The Most Insane 35 Seconds Ever Teased

At this point it just feels plain crazy to call Sono Sion merely prolific. I mean the man has made  nearly two movies a year for the past five years. But whatever the case may be Sono is a beastly...

Brussels 2013 Review: TEBANA SANKICHI: SNOT ROCKETS Will Turn Your Brain To Mush

Writing a review of Tebana Sankichi: Snot Rockets is impossible, and probably stupid to attempt. Reviews involve structuring words and sentences in order to give the reader an idea of what a movie is like and whether it is good...

Blu-ray Review: MUTANT GIRLS SQUAD (Well Go USA)

2010 seems like a lifetime away in the Sushi Typhoon universe. Mutant Girls Squad was initially finished nearly two years ago and had its premiere screening in Japan two years ago to the day before it's Blu-ray debut on US...

Blu-ray Review: YAKUZA WEAPON

Sushi Typhoon's latest film has been making the festival circuit for many months now, and February 7th marks the Yakuza Weapon's home video debut from Well Go USA. I first caught wind of the project when we reported on one...

Fantasia 2011: YAKUZA WEAPON Review

Three of the principal talents behind Japanese cult splatter groundbreaker Versus reunite for Yakuza Weapon with Tak Sakaguchi, Yudai Yamaguchi and Yuji Shimomura once again joining forces to bring the cult comic by Ken Ishikawa (Getter Robot, Cutie Honey) to...

Behold The Coming Of The YAKUZA WEAPON!

Ladies and gentlemen, Tak Sakaguchi has a machine gun arm. And a rocket launcher leg. The Versus star's latest effort is Yakuza Weapon, a film he stars in and co-directed with frequent collaborator Yudai Yamaguchi. Madness lurks within.The team who...

YAKUZA WEAPON Stills Reveal The Naked Human Weapon In Action

Most intriguing villain name in recent days? The naked human weapon, as played by Cay Izumi in Yudai Yamaguchi and Tak Sakaguchi's upcoming Yakuza Weapon.The team who brought you VERSUS have returned with another hard-edged battle royale featuring tough gangsters,...

EFM 2011: First Artwork And Detailed Synopsis For Yudai Yamaguchi and Tak Sakaguchi's YAKUZA WEAPON

Due to have its world premiere at the Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival at the end of February, the first artwork has arrived for Tak Sakaguchi and Yudai Yamaguchi's cult action title Yakuza Weapon. Note that the official synopsis below...

MUTANT GIRLS SQUAD

While directors like Nishimura and Iguchi have been making quite a name with their J-splatter fantasies (The Machine Girl, Tokyo Gore Police, Vampire Girl vs Frankenstein Girl) the hype got a hold on the genre rather quickly, resulting in a...

Tentacle Arms Abound In Noboru Iguchi's MUTANT GIRLS SQUAD Prequel YOSHIE ZERO!

Can't get enough of those mutant girls? Neither can director Noboru Iguchi, apparently. With the Japanese DVD release for Mutant Girls Squad just around the corner Iguchi has shot an MGS prequel short film. Titled Yoshie Zero it focuses on...

MUTANT GIRL Madness Invades Fantasia 2010!

Oh, what a night that was. As those following the Twitch Twitter feed already know the Canadian premiere of Mutant Girls Squad came at Fantasia last night and brought a few surprises with it. Kicking things off, co-director Yoshihiro Nishimura...

Fantasia 2010: MUTANT GIRLS SQUAD Review

[Midnight Madness at Fantasia prompts  a revisit of Alexander Thebez's review of Yoshihiro Nishimura & Noburo Iguchi low budget mayhem.]Rin (Yumi Sugimoto) is a normal high school girl in Japan. She wears a sailor outfit, very pretty, has loving parents and...

NYAFF 2010: MUTANT GIRLS SQUAD Review

[Once again, thanks to Alexander Thebez for the following review.]Rin (Yumi Sugimoto) is a normal high school girl in Japan. She wears a sailor outfit, very pretty, has loving parents and is turning sixteen. Her life at school may be...

Breast Swords! Rocket Hands! Ass Saw! Take A Gander At Yoshihiro Nishimura's Renegade 'Splatter Trailer' For MUTANT GIRLS SQUAD!

Freshly released in Japan, the three part cult feature Mutant Girls Squad - soon to receive it's International Premiere at the New York Asian Film Festival - features fresh directorial work from three of the biggest names in Japan's cult...