“A stylish exploration of the cruel call for destruction that structures the perverse criminal field.”
Tag: Hidetoshi Nishijima
Shin-Ultraman (2022) review [Fantasia Film Festival]
Higuchi and Anno deliver an impressive love letter to their childhood, yet their devoted love, which is sensible in every aspect of the narrative, might not be able reach those who do not call themselves fans.
Drive My Car (2021) review
“A meditative and intimate masterpiece with a rich but challenging intertextuality.”
Voices in The Wind (2020) review [Japan Cuts 2020]
“a slow but beautiful meditation on the necessity for the subject to utilize the signifier – i.e. to speak with others and to the Other – to start the process of subjectifying the loss/the real that derailed them.”
Creepy (2016) Review
“Kurosawa’s masterful formal approach to cinematography shows vividly that creepiness lurks at the surface of society (…) So yes, Creepy lives up to its name, as a masterpiece. And yes, you will think twice about getting cozy with your neighbours”.