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‘Audition’ remake in the works

Australian director Richard Gray (Blinder, Summer Coda) is set to shoot an English-language adaptation of Ryu Murakami’s novel Audition. The news was first broken via Gray’s Twitter account, with details added by Deadline. Audition is perhaps most famous for Takashi Miike’s 1999 cinematic retelling, considered still one of the most notorious Japanese horror movies ever […]

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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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Controversial director Takashi Miike to work on “light comedy”

If legendary Japanese director Takashi Miike is good at anything, it’s keeping his audience on their toes. Despite building a career on gut-churning horror films such as Audition and Ichi the Killer, he is about to work on adapting a Nintendo DS videogame for the big screen. Miike told The Huffington Post that his next […]

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