The Art Cinema of Takeshi Kitano and Park Chan-wook

  In 1954, French filmmaker and film critic Francois Truffaut presented the possibility of giving film an artistic status by introducing the idea of film authorship, or auteurism. This shined the light at many filmmakers at that time mostly from … Continue reading

Takeshi Kitano "Zatoichi" poster

Zatoichi

Zatoichi (座頭市) Director: Takeshi Kitano Written: Takeshi Kitano Country: Japan Year: 2003 “Zatoichi” on Amazon. There are already many films and TV series about the blind masseur, gambler and swordsman, Zatoichi, a fictional character created by Kan Shimozawa (Source: Wikipedia). … Continue reading