Be My Baby (2013) review

While the narrative has subtle comical flair, “Be My Baby” does not fail to confront the spectator with the two most important obstacles to romantic happiness: the refusal to take one’s own and the other’s subjective position into account and the unquenchable power of sexual desire.

Milocrorze: A Love Story (2011) review [Fantasia 2020]

“What makes Milocrorze: A Love Story truly wonderful is that Ishibashi, beyond offering a highly absurd narrative and rich visual ride, also delivers an exquisite commentary on the imaginary dimension in subjective functioning.”

First Love (2019) Review

“Takashi Miike’s latest beautifully underlines that the only kind of violence worthy of humanity is a violence born out of love.”