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Takashi Miike’s ‘The Great Yokai War – Guardians’ to Close Fantasia Film Fest

Takashi Miike’s The Great Yokai War – Guardians has been tapped to close the Fantasia International Film Festival on Aug. 25. The sequel to The Great Yokai War, which opened Fantasia in 2006, immerses viewers in the fairy-tale world of friendly Japanese demons from the Audition and 13 Assassins director. Montreal’s Fantasia genre fest released […]

Horror Auteur Takashi Miike Says There’s More Romance Than Violence in His Films

Prolific Japanese filmmaker Takashi Miike explained his method at a master class held during the Singapore International Film Festival.

Japanese Auteur Takashi Miike to Head Jury at Skip City Festival

Japanese auteur and cult favorite Takashi Miike will serve as the head of the jury for this year's Skip City International D Cinema Festival's main competition.

‘First Love’ (‘Hatsukoi’): Film Review | Cannes 2019

Prolific Japanese genre maestro Takashi Miike’s latest Cannes world premiere 'First Love' is a riotous rom-com with a high body count.

Filmart Flashback: In 2001, Takashi Miike Brought Ultra Violence to the Mainstream with ‘Ichi the Killer’

The iconoclastic auteur's gonzo exercise in unrepentant nihilism was so extreme it was banned in multiple countries and led to fainting spells (and barf bags) at festival screenings.

‘The Mole Song — Hong Kong Capriccio’: Film Review | Shanghai 2017

Director Takashi Miike reprises the breathless craziness of his 2013 cops-and-yakuza hit in a sequel with even more action, again starring the irrepressible Toma Ikuta.

Guillermo del Toro to Get Fantasia Film Fest Honor

The Montreal genre festival also is giving Takashi Miike a lifetime achievement award.

Samuel Goldwyn Picks Up Takashi Miike’s ‘Yakuza Apocalypse’

The company also sets a release date for the movie, which will have its North American debut at the Toronto Film Festival.

‘Yakuza Apocalypse’ (‘Gokudo daisenso’): Cannes Review

Prolific Japanese genre extremist Takashi Miike goes crazy with vampires, gangsters, martial arts mayhem, earthquakes, volcanoes and frog monsters. Whatever.

AFM: Takashi Miike’s ‘Over Your Dead Body’ Lands North American Distribution

The Shout! Factory plans a cross-platform release in 2015

‘As the Gods Will’ (‘Kamisama no iutoori’): Rome Review

Prolific Japanese auteur Takaski Miike ('Audition') unspools his latest gory romp in Rome

Rome Film Festival: Takashi Miike Receives Maverick Director Award

His latest 'As the Gods Will' premieres in the Eternal City