Foreign Films
 
 
 
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Throw Back Thursday review of “Lesson of the Evil”

Written by: Yûsuke Kishi (Novel) and Takashi Miike (Screenplay) Directed by: Takashi Miike Starring: Hideaki Itô, Takayuki Yamada, and Erina Mizuno Oh Takashi Miike…. How you never fail to surprise. I am pretty sure…...
 
 
Animated
 

When Marnie Was There – A (last?) beautiful, touching film from Studio Ghibli

Written by:  Joan G. Robinson (Novel), Keiko Niwa (Screenplay), Masashi Ando (Screenplay), and Hiromasa Yonebayashi Adapted English screenplay by: David Freedman Directed by: Hiromasa Yonebayashi Starring (Voices): Sara Takatsu...
 
 
Drama
 

Love – Gaspar Noé pushes the boundaries of sex in cinema

Written and directed by: Gaspar Noé Starring: Karl Glusman, Aomi Muyock, and Klara Kristin There are two directors my mind immediately thinks of when it comes to films that are incredibly well made, breathtaking to look at, but...
 

 
Action
 

Yakuza Apocalypse – wonderfully entertaining Miike insanity

Written by: Yoshitaka Yamaguchi Directed by: Takashi Miike Starring: Hayato Ichihara, Lily Frankie, and Yayan Ruhian Japanese auteur Takashi Miike has made a lot (I mean A LOT) of crazy, ultra-violent shockfests in his day. Fro...
 
 
featured
 

Howl – A werewolf film with quite a few things to like

Written by: Nick Ostler and Mark Huckerby Directed by: Paul Hyett Starring: Ed Speleers, Holly Weston, Elliot Cowan, Ania Marson, Sam Gittins, Shauna Macdonald, Amit Shah, Sean Pertwee, and Rosie Day What if I were to tell you ...
 
 
 
Movie
 

Review: ‘Killers’ Is Bloody Fun

Two completely different killers share the same desire to film their work and share it with others. When they begin corresponding with one another, no one is safe as they both try to top the other’s work. Ushiyama’s...
 
7.3

 
 
Movie
 

Review: ‘The Blood Lands’ Fails To Tell Us Anything Interesting

There are horror films that are considered terrible because the acting is bad, or the script is weak, or the production value is limited, but ‘The Blood Lands’ is terrible for all of these reasons. While most horror...
 
4.0
 
 
Movie
 

Review:

‘Omnivores’ is one of the few Cannibal-centric films that doesn’t go for the gross-out factor but instead aims at creating an unsettling world in which its damaged characters can run around in. The opening sce...
 
6.5
 
 
Movie
 

Review: We Both Watched ‘Goodnight Mommy’: Here’s How We Felt

This review is going to be a little different than everything else we have posted on this site before. ‘Goodnight Mommy’ was released to great reviews and critical acclaim so we were both really excited to not only ...
 
7.0

 
Drama
 

Prince – A revenge fueled coming of age story

Written and directed by: Sam de Jong Starring: Ayoub Elasri, Olivia Lonsdale, Sigrid ten Napel, Elsie de Brauw, and Oussama Addi Ayoub (Elasri) is a young man of 17 who spends his time hanging out with his mischievous friends b...