Takashi Miike

  • ICHI THE KILLER 1

    ICHI THE KILLER

    ICHI THE KILLER REVIEWED “Ichi the Killer” was one of those movies that the film nerds loved bringing up during college. Our local arthouse got the movie super late, but it tried to ease us into Miike’s work slowly but surely. When I finally saw Ichi, I was confused....
  • BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL 3

    BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL

    BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL REVIEWED “Blade of the Immortal” took awhile to really punch me between the eyes. The film gets touted as Miike’s 100th film without really examining the film. It’s a famous tale adapted every few years for Eastern audiences. The lead is a samurai cursed never...
  • ICHI THE KILLER IS COMING TO BLU-RAY AND ARTHOUSE CINEMAS NEAR YOU! 5

    ICHI THE KILLER IS COMING TO BLU-RAY AND ARTHOUSE CINEMAS NEAR YOU!

    Takashi Miike’s ICHI THE KILLER has endured as one of the most influential pieces of genre filmmaking of the last two decades, and now it returns in a stunning all-new digitally restored special edition debuting on Blu-ray™ March 20 from Well Go USA Entertainment. Based on Hideo Yamamoto’s manga...
  • DEAD OR ALIVE TRILOGY 7

    DEAD OR ALIVE TRILOGY

    DEAD OR ALIVE TRILOGY REVIEWED “Dead or Alive Trilogy” is the reason why I love Miike. I’m not a super fan of these movies, but I enjoy what the guy brings to the table. All three films in this trilogy are disconnected crime jaunts through the Yakuza dominated Underworld....
  • BLACK SOCIETY TRILOGY 9

    BLACK SOCIETY TRILOGY

    BLACK SOCIETY TRILOGY REVIEWED “Black Society Trilogy” is a collection of three not directly related films tackling the issue of Asian organized crime. The trilogy opens on a familiar tale of the Triad vs. the Yakuza. Then, we get to see how an independent assassin works when outside of...
  • Takashi Miike's supernatural horror feature "Over Your Dead Body" debuts in North America on Jan 5, 2016. Here's the trailer. 11

    Takashi Miike’s supernatural horror feature “Over Your Dead Body” debuts in North America on Jan 5, 2016. Here’s the trailer.

    On January 5, 2016, SCREAM FACTORY™ invites horror enthusiasts and loyal fans to another wild cinematic detour from prolific horror auteur Takashi Miike (AUDITION) when supernatural horror feature OVER YOUR DEAD BODY debuts for the first time on Blu-ray™, DVD, Digital HD, iTunes and available across all major On-Demand...
  • HAPPINESS OF THE KATAKURIS, THE 13

    HAPPINESS OF THE KATAKURIS, THE

    ”The Happiness of the Katakuris” is about a family that buys a cozy country inn to turn it into a Bed and Breakfast. Unfortunately, the road leading to the property hasn’t quite been finished. When they do get guests, they have a habit of dying brutally...