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Tadanobu Asano to star with Jared Leto in Netflix film The Outsider

Netflix has released the trailer for their latest original film The Outsider, starring Jared Leto as an American ex-soldier in post-WWII Japan looking to earn a place in the yakuza underworld. Tadanobu Asano (know to Western audiences for his roles in Thor and 47 Ronin, but unforgettable in classics like Ichi The Killer and Zatoichi) …

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Outrage (Film Review)

Outrage Review by David Cirone In Takeshi Kitano’s Outrage, violence comes suddenly and at full force, often preceded by brief, polite conversation. A successful character study disguised as a standard yakuza crime drama, Kitano returns to his signature gangster genre (there’s a ten-year gap between this release and 2000’s Brother), stacking the film with great …

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Nazotoki wa Dinner no Ato de – Episode 1 (Review)

Nazotoki wa Dinner no Ato de Episode 1 Review by David Cirone SUMMARY Rich and beautiful heiress to the international Hosho group, Reiko (played by Keiko Kitagawa) has started a new life as a rookie detective. She thinks it’s a secret from her family and her attentive butler Kageyama (Sho Sakurai), but Kageyama easily sees …

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