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  Topic: Jidaigeki posters
takuan

Replies: 2
Views: 3734

PostForum: The Samurai Film   Posted: Tue Jul 06, 2010 5:55 am   Subject: Jidaigeki posters
Thanks, Tats!

Very Happy
  Topic: Jidaigeki posters
takuan

Replies: 2
Views: 3734

PostForum: The Samurai Film   Posted: Mon Jul 05, 2010 5:49 am   Subject: Jidaigeki posters
Hey gang,

A fan writes: "Hi! I have both your books, and they were very good resources when I was starting out liking jidaigeki. Now, I've developed an interest in jidaigeki posters. Do you ha ...
  Topic: Aru Kengo No Shigai
takuan

Replies: 4
Views: 5178

PostForum: The Samurai Film   Posted: Fri Jul 02, 2010 6:40 am   Subject: Aru Kengo No Shigai
You can get it for $15 at kurotokagi.com -- they have it as Life of a Swordsman.
  Topic: Tenchu! (Hitokiri)
takuan

Replies: 8
Views: 7624

PostForum: The Samurai Film   Posted: Fri Jul 02, 2010 6:32 am   Subject: Tenchu! (Hitokiri)
To tell you the truth, I've quite forgotten why I disliked Death Shadows (and I don't feel like screening it again to jog my memory). As for Onimasa, I said in a Onimasa, so who am I to piss on the pa ...
  Topic: Tenchu! (Hitokiri)
takuan

Replies: 8
Views: 7624

PostForum: The Samurai Film   Posted: Wed Jun 02, 2010 12:38 pm   Subject: Tenchu! (Hitokiri)
That's because in my haste posting this morning I got Sword of the Beast film confused with Sword Of Doom

For shame! Shame on you

Now i'm thinking about getting Hunter in the Dark, as movies can neve ...
  Topic: Turning a blind eye in the revival of Zatoichi
takuan

Replies: 7
Views: 6327

PostForum: The Samurai Film   Posted: Wed May 26, 2010 12:43 pm   Subject: Turning a blind eye in the revival of Zatoichi
Hallowed shallowed.

Just Kidding
  Topic: Turning a blind eye in the revival of Zatoichi
takuan

Replies: 7
Views: 6327

PostForum: The Samurai Film   Posted: Tue May 25, 2010 11:52 am   Subject: Turning a blind eye in the revival of Zatoichi
Oh, SMAP! Joker

Seriously though, you can call it Zatoichi, but it ain't Zatoichi.

Ha ha no
  Topic: Samurai Films available on veoh.com for free
takuan

Replies: 2
Views: 4464

PostForum: The Samurai Film   Posted: Tue May 25, 2010 11:33 am   Subject: Samurai Films available on veoh.com for free
Only problem is you have to download their proprietary software to view the content. So you can't watch stuff on, say, a PS3 hooked up to a big LCD TV (which is the only way I'm gonna watch streaming ...
  Topic: Harakiri: Iyi vs. Ii
takuan

Replies: 14
Views: 10852

PostForum: The Samurai Film   Posted: Thu Apr 15, 2010 8:26 am   Subject: Harakiri: Iyi vs. Ii
Speaking of Samurai Assassin, I got the urge to watch that one again so will watch it this weekend. Really great film in my opinion.

I need to get that on DVD. Only have the old AnimEigo VHS ...
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  Topic: Harakiri: Iyi vs. Ii
takuan

Replies: 14
Views: 10852

PostForum: The Samurai Film   Posted: Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:47 am   Subject: Harakiri: Iyi vs. Ii
I've always thought it was clearly the Ii clan; I don't believe that the subtitles in the English version use Iyi, for the simple reason that there's no 'yi' in the Japanese language. I remember them ...
  Topic: Harakiri: Iyi vs. Ii
takuan

Replies: 14
Views: 10852

PostForum: The Samurai Film   Posted: Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:29 am   Subject: Harakiri: Iyi vs. Ii
Hey gang, a French fan wrote me with this question. Thoughts?

"There is something I would like to discuss for a long time, but It is hard to find here someone relaly interested in such movies ...
  Topic: Date Masamune ,Third Shadow and Inagaki's Kojiro .
takuan

Replies: 7
Views: 8422

PostForum: The Samurai Film   Posted: Tue Apr 13, 2010 10:08 am   Subject: Date Masamune ,Third Shadow and Inagaki's Kojiro .
Just watched Third Shadow. Really, really, really good. Much darker than Kurosawa's Kagemusha, that's for sure.

I second that emotion. Watched it the other night -- great flick! The whole eyeball b ...
  Topic: Heaven & Earth 1991 English Subtitled???
takuan

Replies: 26
Views: 26870

PostForum: The Samurai Film   Posted: Sun Mar 21, 2010 7:29 am   Subject: Re: he hee
I thought Bones from the new Star Trek did that in "Pathfinder" already.

He was also the Molly Hatchet-looking Rohan dude in LOTR you know.
  Topic: Date Masamune ,Third Shadow and Inagaki's Kojiro .
takuan

Replies: 7
Views: 8422

PostForum: The Samurai Film   Posted: Thu Mar 18, 2010 8:57 am   Subject: Re: Date Masamune ,Third Shadow and Inagaki's Kojiro .
THIRD SHADOW
I dont want to give anything away but if Edogawa Ranpo had written Kagemusha this is what you would get.

Sasakai Kojiro by Hiroshi Inagaki
Im not reallybig on Musashi films but Nak ...
  Topic: Heaven & Earth 1991 English Subtitled???
takuan

Replies: 26
Views: 26870

PostForum: The Samurai Film   Posted: Thu Mar 18, 2010 8:39 am   Subject: Re: martyrs
If you thought Martyr's was disturbing check out "INSIDE "another French Masterpiece of Disturbia.

Mon dieu! Pregnancy is horrific enough!


To the 5 Man Army if you view it as a polit ...
  Topic: Heaven & Earth 1991 English Subtitled???
takuan

Replies: 26
Views: 26870

PostForum: The Samurai Film   Posted: Wed Mar 10, 2010 5:57 am   Subject: Heaven & Earth 1991 English Subtitled???
Five Man Army kinda blows in my opinion. Tamba's character is called "samurai" but he doesn't get a line, nor does he do anything vaguely samurai-y. I think he throws a knife once or twice. ...
  Topic: A Korean Zatoichi
takuan

Replies: 2
Views: 3829

PostForum: The Samurai Film   Posted: Tue Jan 26, 2010 3:14 pm   Subject: A Korean Zatoichi
Yeah, I was very pleased to see this. Korean cinema rocks.
  Topic: What really killed the samurai
takuan

Replies: 10
Views: 8802

PostForum: The Samurai Film   Posted: Fri Jan 22, 2010 8:35 am   Subject: What really killed the samurai
http://cyberpat.com/blog_gifs/sanjuro_cigs.jpg
  Topic: Top 60 Japanese Words/Phrases of 2009
takuan

Replies: 0
Views: 7122

PostForum: Japanese Language   Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2009 2:18 pm   Subject: Top 60 Japanese Words/Phrases of 2009
http://pinktentacle.com/2009/11/top-60-japanese-words-phrases-of-2009/
  Topic: The New Kyoshiro Nemuri
takuan

Replies: 39
Views: 26742

PostForum: The Samurai Film   Posted: Fri Nov 13, 2009 11:59 am   Subject: The New Kyoshiro Nemuri
Man, I'm sick of hearing about Nemuri Kyoshiro (some samurai film).

I assume you're kidding. If you are unfamiliar with the Nemuri Kyoshiro (Sleepy Eyes of Death) series, you really owe it to yours ...
  Topic: Awesome Quotes Thread
takuan

Replies: 14
Views: 10069

PostForum: The Samurai Film   Posted: Fri Nov 13, 2009 11:53 am   Subject: Awesome Quotes Thread
"Don't get too close to me. I've come from killing many men. You'll reek of blood too."

"The last person in the world he saw was me. What an unlucky man he was."

"Want t ...
  Topic: The New Kyoshiro Nemuri
takuan

Replies: 39
Views: 26742

PostForum: The Samurai Film   Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2009 9:41 am   Subject: The New Kyoshiro Nemuri
Oh yeah, what kind of name is "Gackt" anyway? Sounds like the noise rednecks make just before they spit a chaw.

Joker

I was quite surprised with the quality of Gackt's performance. ...
  Topic: Samurai Rebellion
takuan

Replies: 34
Views: 16868

PostForum: The Samurai Film   Posted: Mon Nov 09, 2009 8:18 am   Subject: Samurai Rebellion
As you mentioned, the Meiji government did much to discredit the Tokugawa and this contributed to the Tokugawa's negative image. By the 1950s and 60s, samurai film often portrayed the Tokugawa as corr ...
  Topic: The New Kyoshiro Nemuri
takuan

Replies: 39
Views: 26742

PostForum: The Samurai Film   Posted: Mon Nov 09, 2009 7:45 am   Subject: The New Kyoshiro Nemuri
Here he is, folks, your new Nemuri Kyoshiro. That's gay

http://cyberpat.com/blog_gifs/gackt/gackt1.jpg

http://cyberpat.com/blog_gifs/gackt/gackt2.jpg

http://cyberpat.com/blog_gifs/gackt/gackt3.j ...
  Topic: Samurai Spy- Lackluster..
takuan

Replies: 7
Views: 6737

PostForum: The Samurai Film   Posted: Sun Nov 08, 2009 6:57 am   Subject: Samurai Spy- Lackluster..
I've heard some people pass on this film just because of the generic title.

Bad move. English titles often have nothing to do with the film, assigned by some marketing guy. The Japanese title of th ...
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