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Review: The Third Murder, 2018, dir. Hirokazu Kore-eda

Review: The Third Murder, 2018, dir. Hirokazu Kore-eda


If you thought The First Murder was good, and if you liked The Second Murder, too, wait until you get a load of The Third Murder! Okay: Sorry. I’ve already made this joke on Twitter. It wasn’t funny then (lies! It was hilarious), and it isn’t funny now (see last parenthetical, asshole). But I couldn’t help myself. Talking about … Continue reading

Review: 13 Assassins, 2011, dir. Takashi Miike

Review: 13 Assassins, 2011, dir. Takashi Miike


13 Assassins falls into a category of films woefully burdened by an inescapable family resemblance that dogs their existence on one level or another. In the case of the latest offering from Japanese shock filmmaker, Takashi Miike, anyone who’s heard of Kurosawa can trace the film’s lineage back to 1954, the release year of the … Continue reading