Category Archive: Asian Cinema

Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends (2014)

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We’re finally at the end of the Rurouni Kenshin live action trilogy, after the first film and Kyoto Inferno, in which Kenshin has his final showdown with Shishio. Off the bat, I would… Continue reading

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When Marnie Was There (2014)

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When Marnie Was There first piqued my interest when I saw the movie’s posters in Japan when I was there earlier this year. At that point, I hadn’t even heard of it in… Continue reading

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Fallen Angels (1995)

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I bought a new computer! With it came a nice, 22-inch monitor. After having logged some hours playing Tomb Raider and Company of Heroes 2, I decided to give my monitor a test… Continue reading

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Ring (1998)

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It’s Halloween tomorrow, and I decided to do things right by watching a Japanese horror movie. Incidentally, this was the movie of the holy trinity of J-horror that also were remade in America… Continue reading

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Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo (1970)

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EDIT: I mistakenly identified the year this movie was made as 1965, when in fact it was 1970. After a long week at work, I decided to spend a bachelor’s evening in involving… Continue reading

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Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx (1972)

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Having been to the Boston Public Library for the first time, I decided to take an opportunity to get into the Lone Wolf and Cub series of films; however, I mistakenly picked up… Continue reading

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The Tale of Zatoichi (1962)

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Now that I’m finally done with grad school, I think I’m allowed some good old-fashioned swordplay movies, and I kicked off my summer with the Japanese classic The Tale of Zatoichi (座頭市物語, zatouichi… Continue reading

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