Takashi Miike

TIFF 2014: Over Your Dead Body Review

Over Your Dead Body Vanguard Its been a while since weve seen the side of Takashi Miike thats 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 hasnt trotted into the […]

TIFF 2014 Interview: Colin Geddes

Its a sweltering late July afternoon, but Im 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 […]

Gamercamp: Ace Attorney Review

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.

CONTEST: See ACE ATTORNEY on Halloween!

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!

This Week in Dork: February 13 – 19

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:

TIFF 2010
13 Assassins Review

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 Japans most prolific filmmakers, often churning out more than one film a year. It is not often, though, that he focuses on true […]