Takashi Miike's First Love is a zany yakuza bloodbath and an unexpectedly great date movie.
TIFF 2019 announced the ten movies that will screen as part of their Midnight Madness programme.
We're giving away prize packs for Blade of the Immortal courtesy of Pacific Northwest Pictures! Win Run of Engagement passes to see the film in Toronto, Edmonton, or Vancouver!
Join us for a brief journey in to a mind of one of contemporary cinema’s greatest madmen as Takashi Miike unleashes his 100th film, Blade of the Immortal.
Takashi Miike’s latest Japanese horror film mixes up a little of Saw, a pinch of The Hunger Games, a taste of Battle Royale, and a hell lot of insanity.
Yakuza Apocalypse TIFF 2015 review
Trailers and clips for TIFF 2015's Midnight Madness line-up.
Over Your Dead Body Vanguard It’s been a while since we’ve seen the side of Takashi Miike that’s on display in Over Your Dead Body. Miike continues to live up to his legend by making multiple films every year and including and least one sequence of toe-curlingly visceral violence. But he hasn’t trotted into the […]
It’s a sweltering late July afternoon, but I’m still sitting down over a cup of warm tea at Canteen in the lobby of the TIFF Bell Lightbox and talking to Colin Geddes the day after most of his choices for the heavily watched and buzzed about Midnight Madness and Vanguard sections had been announced. (Really […]
No objections here. Ace Attorney brings the cray haired lawyer Phoenix Wright to the big screen with Takashi Miike creating quite possibly the most faithful video game adaptation of all time.
HOLD IT! As Gamercamp's official media sponsor, Dork Shelf is pleased to be able to offer our readers the chance to win one of three pairs of passes to see the Toronto premiere of Ace Attorney on Wednesday October 31st at 7 PM!
From Gamercamp Magazine: Is Ace Attorney the best video game movie ever?
Highlighting video game culture at large, Gamercamp is presenting Capcom's Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney film, directed by infamous Japanese schlockmeister-turned-auteur Takashi Miike, in its Toronto premiere.
This Week in Dork is a new feature that will attempt to encapsulate all of the dorky events happening in and around Toronto every week. Sure, "This Week in Geek" sounds better, but there's a little thing called copyright which prevents us from calling it that. Here are some of the highlights:
Takashi Miike is not known for his subtlety. When his film Ichi the Killer premiered, the audience were given vomit bags (several of which, apparently, were used.) He is also one of Japan’s most prolific filmmakers, often churning out more than one film a year. It is not often, though, that he focuses on true […]