Tag Archives: Takeshi Kitano (Beat Takeshi)

Mozu: The Movie (2015) Review

Director: Eiichiro Hasumi Writer: Go Osaka, Kosuke Nishi Producer: Mamoru Inoue, Akira Morii Cast: Hidetoshi Nishijima, Takeshi Kitano, Teruyuki Kagawa, Yoko Maki, Yusuke Iseya, Tori Matsuzaka, Hiroki Hasegawa, Fumiyo Kohinata, Sosuke Ikematsu, Atsushi Ito Running Time: 116 min. By Paul … Continue reading

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Beyond Outrage (2012) Review

Director: Takeshi Kitano Writer: Takeshi Kitano Cast: Beat Takeshi, Tomokazu Miura, Ryo Kase, Akira Nakao, Shigeru Koyama, Toshiyuki Nishida, Sansei Shiomi, Katsunori Takahashi, Fumiyo Kohinata, Yutaka Matsushige, Hideo Nakano, Kenta Kiritani, Hirofumi Arai, Tetsushi Tanaka, Ken Mitsuishi, Tatsuo Nadaka Running … Continue reading

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Gonin (1995) Review

AKA: The Five Director: Takashi Ishii Writer: Takashi Ishii Producer: Kazuyoshi Okuyama Cast: Koichi Sato, Masahiro Motoki, Jinpachi Nezu, Kippei Shiina, Naoto Takenaka, Takeshi Kitano, Kazuya Kimura Running Time: 109 min. By Equinox21 In 1995, stylish director, Takashi Ishii, brought … Continue reading

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Outrage (2010) Review

Director: Takeshi Kitano Writer: Takeshi Kitano Producer: Masayuki Mori, Takio Yoshida Cast: Takeshi Kitano, Kippei Shiina, Ryo Kase, Tomokazu Miura, Jun Kunimura, Tetta Sugimoto, Takashi Tsukamoto, Hideo Nakano, Renji Ishibashi, Fumiyo Kohinata, Soichiro Kitamura, Yukiyo Tanahashi, Naoko Watanabe Running Time: … Continue reading

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Battle Royale (2000) Review

Director: Kinji Fukasaku Writer: Kenta Fukasaku, Koushun Takam Producer: Akio Kamatani, Tetsu Kayama, Masumi Cast: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Aki Maeda, Taro Yamamoto, Masanobu Ando, Takeshi Kitano, Kou Shibasaki, Chiaki Kuriyama, Yuko Miyamura Running Time: 114 min. By JJ Hatfield “Battle Royale” … Continue reading

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Kids Return (1996) Review

Director: Takeshi Kitano Writer: Takeshi Kitano Producers: Masayuki Mori, Yasushi Tsuge, Takio Yoshida Cast: Masanobu Ando, Ken Kaneko, Leo Morimoto, Hatsuo Yamaya, Mitsuko Oka, Ryo Ishibashi, Susumu Terajima, Koichi Shigehisa, Michisuke Kashiwaya, Yuko Daike, Atsuki Ueda, Ren Osugi, Masami Shimojoe … Continue reading

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Brother (2000) Review

AKA: Aniki, Mon Frère (French title) Director: Takeshi Kitano Writer: Takeshi Kitano Cast: Takeshi Kitano, Omar Epps, Kuroudo Maki, Masaya Kato, Susumu Terajima, Royale Watkins, Lombardo Boyar, Ren Osugi, Ryo Ishibashi, James Shigeta, Tatyana Ali, Makolo Ohtake, Kouen Okumura, Naomasa … Continue reading

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Boiling Point (1990) Review

AKA: San Tai Yon X Jujatsu; 3-4x Jugatsu Director: Takeshi Kitano Writer: Takeshi Kitano Producer: Hisao Nabeshima, Takio Yoshida, Masayuki, Mori Cast: Masahiko Ono, Yuriko Ishida, Takahito Iguchi, Minoru Iizuka, Makoto Ashikawa, Hisashi Igawa, Bengal, Johnny Ohkura, Katsuo Tokashiki, Takeshi … Continue reading

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Zatoichi | aka The Blind Swordsman Zatoichi (2003) Review

Director: Takeshi Kitano Writer: Takeshi Kitano, Kan Shimozawa Cast: Takeshi Kitano, Tadanobu Asano, Yui Natsukawa, Michiyo Ookusu, Gadarukanaru Taka, Yuuko Daike, Daigor Tachibana, Ittoku Kishibe, Saburo Ishikura, Akira Emoto Running Time: 116 min. By Equinox21 I’m very pleased to say … Continue reading

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Getting Any? (1995) Review

Director: Takeshi Kitano Writer: Takeshi Kitano Producer: Masayuki Mori, Hisao Nabeshima, Takio Yoshida Cast: Moeko Ezawa, Hakuryu, Tokie Hidari, Yojin Hino, Minoru Iizuka, Takeshi Kitano, Akiji Kobayashi, Yuuji Minakata, Masumi Okada, Ren Osugi, Shintaro Takado, Susumu Terajima, Kanji Tsuda, Yuurei … Continue reading

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Fireworks | aka Hana-Bi (1997) Review

Literally: Fire Flowers Writer: Kitano Takeshi Director: Kitano Takeshi Cast: Takeshi Kitano, Kayoko Kishimoto, Ren Osugi, Susumu Terajima, Tetsu Watanabe, Hakuryu, Yasuei Yakushiji, Taro Istumi, Kenichi Yajima, Makoto Ashikawa, Yûko Daike Running Time: 103 min. By Equinox21 Hana-bi was the … Continue reading

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Sonatine (1993) Review

Director: Takeshi Kitano Writer: Takeshi Kitano Producer: Masayuki Mori, Hisao Nabeshima, Taiko Yoshida Cast: Takeshi Kitano, Aya Kikumai, Tetsu Watanabe, Masanobu Katsumura, Susumu Terajima, Ren Ohsugi, Eiji Minakata Running Time: 90 min. By Len One word: Genius. I could write … Continue reading

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Violent Cop (1989) Review

Director: Takeshi Kitano Writer: Takeshi Kitano Cast: Takeshi Kitano, Maiko Kawakami, Makoto Ashikawa, Shiro Sano, Shigeru Hiraizumi, Mikiko Otonashi, Hakuryu, Ittoku Kishibe, Ken Yoshizawa, Hiroyuki Katsube, Noboru Hamada, Yuuki Kawai, Ritsuko Amano, Taro Ishida, Katsuki Muramatsu Running Time: 103 min. … Continue reading

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