takashi miike Archives

blade of the immortal
This movie looks to be trying to maintain the high-octane vibes of classical martial arts films with a touch of good humor and camp. Even more interesting is the fact that this is director Takashi Miike's 100th film, which is a work ethic even freaking film machine Robert Rodriguez doesn't have. Sorry, I can't stop name-dropping exploitation film directors. Dario Argento. Nicholas Winding[...]
English Language Remake Of Japanese Horror Audition In The Works
I guess everyone's forgotten about Oldboy already. Deadline reports an American version of Audition, the Ryu Murakami book that became a cult classic film by Takashi Miike, is coming. The new version will be directed by Richard Gray, and aside from changing all the Japanese names to Western ones, the plot will remain about the same: A[...]
First Teaser For Takashi Miike's Live Action Adaptation Of Mogura no Uta
Based on a manga by Noboru Takahashi, Mogura no Uta, the latest film from Takashi Miike, looks lurid, frenetic and a lot of fun. A new teaser was posted on the film's official website – as spotted by Nippon Cinema – and you can watch it in high quality there If you'd rather watch it on[...]
Trailer For Manga Adaptation Arcana Features Criminal Investigations, Ghosts And An Upbeat Pop Song
The official website for Yoshitaka Yamaguchi's live-action adaptation of the manga Arcana has just been updated with a new trailer and whilst it looks somewhat derivative in content it's also looks rather imaginative in style. The update to the website was spotted by Nippon Cinema, who also reposted the trailer. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bh0rB1Nb7sc[/youtube] That song does seem to come out of[...]