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When a person dies, they go to a way station for a week, where they are told by patient "angels" in black that they have a week to decide on one memory from their lifetimes to bring with them to their…
I'll admit it, I'm a bit of a Japan-o-phile. I (heart) Japan! When I heard about this film, about a couple of Americans wandering around Tokyo, I immediately thought, "Oooo... now there's the movie th…
OK, OK, let me say say it outright: I think Lucas Black is adorable. Call me surprised to be totally enamored of this actor's thick-as-molasses Texas accent (especially since a certain President has e…
It is the 1860s, the samurai are now practicing using guns as well as swords, and the empire is in disarray. Simply put, Edo Japan is nearing the end of the samurai's era. In a countryside prefecture,…
Just when you think that only epic 3-hour films can make your ass go numb, along comes the relatively "short" film The Blessing Bell. How can an 87-minute film so thoroughly sap the life out of the vi…