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Asian Cinema

Youth of the Beast [Masters of Cinema] [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted October 21st, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Youth of the Beast [Masters of Cinema] [UK] Blu-ray Review

Suzuki Seijun’s 1963 breakthrough yakuza film Youth of the Beast is a world of junkie prostitutes, sadistic pimps, and gun fetishists. Get it on Blu-ray now.

Firestorm (2013) Blu-ray Review

Posted September 26th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Firestorm (2013) Blu-ray Review

Andy Lau puts on a powerhouse performance in the Hong Kong action thriller Firestorm from debut director Alan Yuen

Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack/Godzilla Against MechaGodzilla Blu-ray Review

Posted September 12th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack/Godzilla Against MechaGodzilla Blu-ray Review

This double-feature is a classic monster throwdown that brings back the big bad Godzilla of old.

Godzilla 2000 Blu-ray Review

Posted September 11th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Godzilla 2000 Blu-ray Review

Godzilla 2000 is a sublimely ridiculous B-movie that is everything Godzilla should be.

14 Blades Blu-ray Review

Posted September 5th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

14 Blades Blu-ray Review

Donnie Yen is a masterful government agent in the action-packed martial arts adventure 14 Blades

Akira Kurosawa Samurai Collection [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted September 4th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Akira Kurosawa Samurai Collection [UK] Blu-ray Review

The Kurosawa Samurai Collection from the BFI brings together four of the auteur’s finest chambara films masterfully restored by Toho.

Hal the Movie Blu-ray Review

Posted August 26th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Hal the Movie Blu-ray Review

The sci-fi anime film Hal breaks from norm to offer a unique and life affirming film about healing after a tragedy.

Branded to Kill [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted August 25th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Branded to Kill [UK] Blu-ray Review

Suzuki Seijun’s cult favorite yakuza film Branded to Kill hits Blu-ray courtesy of Arrow Video

Short Peace Blu-ray Review

Posted August 13th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Short Peace Blu-ray Review

Short Peace, an anthology of anime short films, is groundbreaking in its visual styles and approaches to storytelling

The Protector 2 Blu-ray Review

Posted July 29th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Protector 2 Blu-ray Review

The Protector 2 is a tremendously fun martial arts romp from Ong Bak star Tony Jaa

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