The film is a brutal examination of social isolation and malaise, and the gulf that often exists between men and women.
Arrow Video outfits the most notorious and profound of modern horror films with a vivid transfer.
Takashi Miike’s films get reasonably robust transfers and a few solid supplements from Arrow Video.
Miike makes so many movies that his only truly essential one should get a deserving HD release. No such luck, sadly.
Another spastic doodle by Takashi Miike, the film is essentially a more kid-friendly—though less pro-family—strain of Visitor Q.
The film is disappointing by Takeshi Kitano’s typically excellent standards, but the DVD cover sure is purty.
Dolls merely plays out like a work of hegemonic reinforcement.
Fireworks announces not only a new kind of cop movie, but a template for a new kind of Takeshi Kitano film.
Takashi Miike’s film is as morose and disturbing as it is infused with a sense of the madcap.
Moody yet mischievous, this multicultural mafia mash-up might make a mad Miike admirer of you.
Audition plays out like a comfy companion piece to Shall We Dance? before evolving into a torturous freakshow not unlike Baise-moi.