The Fable: The Killer Who Doesn’t Kill

The fabled assassin returns in this non-lethal but much-improved sequel.

The Fable

A hitman just can’t catch a break in Kan Eguchi’s action-comedy adaptation.

Big Man Japan

Bigger isn’t always better for a hapless superhero in Hitoshi Matsumoto’s kaiju comedy

Tony Takitani

A middle-aged man tries to live as best he can in Jun Ichikawa’s study of solitude and compulsion “Loneliness is like a prison, that’s how Tony saw it.” I love me a good bombastic action film or melodramatic romance. Cinema is, after all, an audio-visual medium and a movie that can take full advantage of … Continue reading Tony Takitani

Fullmetal Alchemist

Director Fumihiko Sori enters the Gate of Truth and shows us that transforming animation to live action can be just as horrific and dangerous as human transmutation.