Re: Re: Films to watch was various
> Posted by: "Solveig Throndardottir"I thought he did only one, and from what he was talking about, it was a
> Well, as I much as I may otherwise enjoy Beat Takeshi, I still think
> that his Zatoichi movies are heretical.
tribute film. Beat Takeshi says he thinks very highly of the Zatoichi
films. Not surprising given how violent many of his films are.
> I have much the same opinionOr bad Western serials.... ;)
> about recent Pink Panther movies without Peter Sellers. Incidentally,
> I think that the Zatoichi movies can be seen as part of a theatrical
> thread going back to Zatokyogen.
> Posted by: "wodeford"I wasn't aware it was available in the US. Fun to watch! Jidai-geki is
> I don't remember if I mentioned this here, but "Hana" (Japanese title "Hana yori mo naho") is a delightful movie about a young samurai who is sworn to avenge his father but is better suited to teaching calligraphy than fighting battles. He is faced with a conundrum when he finally discovers who it is he has sworn to kill - and I'm going to leave it at that.
making a bit of a comeback in Japan. Yay!