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3 things about Kaneto Shindô’s ONIBABA

Onibaba [1964] 1. Heap of skeletons. 2. Grains of rice stuck to his lips. 3. A trickle of blood. The mask splits lengthwise.

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3 things about Michel Gondry & Leos Carax & Joon-ho Bong’s TOKYO!

Tokyo! [2008] 1. He opens the bathroom door and the chair is sitting in the bathtub. 2. Flowers and money. 3. Neat stacks of pizza boxes. So-so.

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3 things about Hiroshi Inagaki’s SAMURAI III: DUEL AT GANRYU ISLAND

Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island [1956] 1. Picking insects out of his ramen using chopsticks. 2. “Crush me to death! In your arms! As a final favor!” 3. A head wound, a trickle of blood.

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3 things about Hiroshi Inagaki’s SAMURAI I: MUSASHI MIYAMOTO

Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto [1954] 1. He hands her a letter. It’s a block of wood with a sheet of paper inside. 2. Washing in the water, the long colorful strips of cloth waving in the current. 3. He locks … Continue reading

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