Showing posts with label Naoto Takenaka. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Naoto Takenaka. Show all posts

Saturday, August 22, 2020

Fly Me To Saitama / 翔んで埼玉 - Fantasia 2020 Movie Review

The Movie: Fly Me To Saitama / 翔んで埼玉

The Director: Hideki Takeuchi

The Cast: Fumi Nikaidô, Gackt, Yûsuke Iseya, Masaki Kyômoto, Kumiko Takeda, Haruka Shimazaki, Kumiko Asô, Ryô Narita, Brother Tom, Shôtarô Mamiya, Akaji Maro

The Story: In a world where people are discriminated based on their birthplace, a resident of the much-reviled Saitama Prefecture embarks on a revolutionary campaign to improve things for his home.

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Samurai Marathon - Movie Review

The Movie: Samurai Marathon

The Director: Bernard Rose

The Cast: Takeru Satoh, Nana Komatsu, Mirai Moriyama, Shota Sometani, Munetaka Aoki, Ryu Kohata, Yuta Koseki, Danny Huston

The Story: In 1855, a daimyo sends his men on a grueling marathon to discover if they're tough enough to face the newly arrived Americans. Misunderstanding his intent, the Shogun dispatches assassins.

Friday, November 16, 2018

The Hungry Lion / 飢えたライオン - 2018 HIFF Movie Review

The Movie: The Hungry Lion / 飢えたライオン

The Director: Takaomi Ogata

The Cast: Urara Matsubayashi, Atomu Mizuishi, Mariko Tsutsui, Nanami Hidaka, Sakiko Kato

The Story: A high school teacher is fired when a video of him having sex with a teenage girl is exposed on the internet and one of his students suffers from being falsely pegged as the girl in the video.

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