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Old 04-29-2011, 09:18 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Miike Takashi

Who here likes Miike Takashi's work in cinema? This movie looks amazing and is very realistic compared to his other movies such as Ichi the Killer and DOA, two really good movies by the ways.


Unlike the anodyne action sequences of such recent sword fighting fare as "Sucker Punch," this movie wasn’t created in a computer; the violence in this film feels real and raw. Unlike the spastic battle scenes in "Battle: Los Angeles," this film doesn't feel like the cameraman was being chased by a bear. Instead "13 Assassins" has the sweep and grandeur of an old-school Akira Kurosawa samurai movie -- only with more blood. A lot more blood.


'13 Assassins' Director Takashi Miike Goes Old School - MOVIE TALK on Yahoo! Movies


[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-IzbkXo7bo]YouTube - 13 Assassins Trailer 2011 HD[/ame]

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Old 04-29-2011, 04:42 PM   #2 (permalink)
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This looks awesome for sure. I'll have to make a note of it and watch it sometime.
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Old 04-29-2011, 11:18 PM   #3 (permalink)
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This looks like a good movie. Definitely something I shall be watching.
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Old 04-30-2011, 08:02 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I just noticed I put it in the wrong thread. Could a SiteMod move this over to the Scoop section? THanks!
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I'd watch it. I'll also have to check out his other work.
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I recommend you watch Ichi The Killer. Another good one is Shark Skin Man and Peach Hip Girl. It's got tons of action, comedy and a bit of an odd love story of some sort. It's not by Miike, but certainly in the same sort of cooky style.
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