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Samurai spectacular – 13 Assassins review

13 Assassins – Starring Kōji Yakusho and Gorô Inagaki. Directed by Takashi Miike. Rated MA. By Hilary Simmons. Takashi Miike’s latest warlord period drama opens with a samurai warrior preparing to disembowel himself in a ritual act of hara-kiri. It’s significant Miike doesn’t show the knife going in – he must be growing up. He contents himself with […]

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Melbourne International Film Festival – Day Three

Melbourne International Film Festival – Day Three. By Simon Miraudo. We’re three days into the MIFF Blog-A-Thon challenge (in which myself and five other bloggers attempt to watch/review 60 films in 17 days), and I realise I’ve yet to offer a status report on my state of mind and physical wellbeing. In regards to the […]

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