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The samurai is stoic as he steels himself for his own ritual disembowelment. The opening of 13 Assassins looks down from a high angle as he prepares for suicide, cutting to the stony face of the samurai as he thrusts the dagger inward. The bird.. Read more

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During the U.S. occupation of Japan after World War II, the Americans were determined to transform the island empire from an authoritarian to a democratic society. Much has been written about the political strategy of the U.S. Supreme Commander, .. Read more

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Akira Kurosawa was among the most important post-World War II directors, the Japanese lion of art house cinema who influenced Hollywood with films such as Seven Samurai and Rashoman. Ran (1985), perhaps the greatest movie of his latter years, ha.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

Evans is a rarity in modern day country, an old Nashville-style performer who burst onto the new-Nashville scene. Over her dozen-year recording career, she has demonstrated a genuinely bizarre skill set. She is exceedingly qualified to pl... Read more

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The plot of Tokyo Godfathers reads like the set up for a crude joke: A transvestite, a bu Tokyo Godfathers ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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