Takashi Miike

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Takashi Miike Discusses the Hard Slap of the Yakuza Film and Why We Need More of Them


We chat with the filmmaker about the state of the Yakuza film in the world and his desire to return a little shine to the genre.

First Love

‘First Love’ Review: More Bloody Fun From the Legendary Takashi Miike [Fantastic Fest]


Miike has made the best ‘True Romance’ riff you’ll ever see.

His Girl Friday Video Essays By Women

Fantastic Video Essays by Women and Where to Find Them


Is your video essay watchlist a bit of a boys club? Don’t worry. We’re here to help.

The Happiness Of The Katakuris

‘The Happiness of the Katakuris’ Reveals Takashi Miike’s Softer Side


‘The Happiness of the Katakuris’ is a revelation for most people only familiar with his darker, far more cynical, and gruesome side.