Saturday, March 5, 2011
Nintama Rantaro - Takashi Miike (2011)
Takashi Miike adapts NHK's long-running animated ninja series "Nintama Rantaro" into a live action film. First grade ninja apprentice Rantaro Inadera (Seishiro Kato) must face a series of adventures before becoming a full-fledged shadow warrior.
The Lady Vampire - Nobuo Nakagawa (1959)
From the man who brought us "Jigoku" comes "The Lady Vampire". Director Nobuo Nakagawa introduces us to a vampire, portrayed by Shigeru Amachi, who has his origins in Japan's Warring States Period and who now torments a bevy of beautiful women in modern Tokyo.