Truth and Movies

Posts by James Balmont

Why now is the perfect time to watch Goodbye, Dragon Inn

By James Balmont

Tsai Ming-liang’s 2003 film, newly released on Blu-ray, is a poignant and powerful love letter to the cinema.

How Takeshi Kitano went from comedian to crime auteur

By James Balmont

With his yakuza thriller Boiling Point, “Beat” Takeshi staked his claim as a serious filmmaker.

How V-Cinema sparked a Japanese filmmaking revolution

By James Balmont

The ’90s straight-to-video boom reinvigorated the industry and made stars of directors like Takashi Miike.

The Japanese cult classic that paved the way for the modern female action hero

By James Balmont

In 1972’s Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion, Meiko Kaji emerged as a bona fide, badass star.

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