All articles by Kaori Shoji
The man is violent: Takeshi Kitano’s reinvention on screen
As Takeshi Kitano’s yakuza trilogy arrives on Blu-ray, Kaori Shoji probes the appeal of Kitano’s brutish film persona, a startling left turn from the comedy that made him a Japanese TV superstar.
By Kaori Shoji
The best Japanese film of every year – from 1925 to now
By Alejandra Armendáriz-Hernández, Kambole Campbell and others