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Shinsedai Cinema Festival 2012 – Tentsuki Review (Kirk Haviland)

Shinsedai Cinema Festival 2012 – Tentsuki Review (Kirk Haviland)

Shinsedai Film Festival 2012 (Toronto) Tentsuki Starring: Taku Manabe, Natsumi Seto, Ryuzaburo Hattori and Akaji Maro Written by Masafumi Yamada and Takeshi Miyamoto Directed by Masafumi Yamada Tentsuki is a strange little film. Clearly inspired by the likes of David Lynch and the more obscure works of Takeshi Miike, Yamada’s Tentsuki takes place in a […]

Shinsedai Cinema Festival – End of the Night Review (Kirk Haviland)

Shinsedai Cinema Festival – End of the Night Review (Kirk Haviland)

Shinsedai Film Festival 2012 (Toronto) End of the Night Starring Kuniaki Nakamura, Nami Komiyama, Masayuki Shionoya Written and Directed by Daisuke Miyazaki When it came time for Daisuke Miyazaki to make his directorial debut, after directing second unit for director Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Tokyo Sonata, he decided to look to the past. Inspired by the rich […]

Shinsedai Cinema Festival – Zero Man vs. the Half-Virgin Review (Kirk Haviland)

Shinsedai Cinema Festival – Zero Man vs. the Half-Virgin Review (Kirk Haviland)

Shinsedai Film Festival 2012 (Toronto) Zero Man vs. the Half-Virgin Starring Chihiro Itakura, Miho Hoshino, Hiroshi Yamamoto, Hideo Tsubota, Don Brown and Sakichi Sato Written and Directed by Sakichi Sato Preceeded by Dark on Dark Directed by Makato Ohtake Sakichi Sato is a master of oddball cinema. The mastermind behind the scripts for Takeshi Miike’s […]

Shinsedai Cinema Fesival 2012 – Ringing in Their Ears Review (Kirk Haviland)

Shinsedai Cinema Fesival 2012 – Ringing in Their Ears Review (Kirk Haviland)

Shinsedai Cinema Festival 2012 (Toronto) Ringing in their Ears Starring – Fumi Nikaido, Kurumi Morishita, Tatsuya Sakamoto and Shinsei Kamattechan Written and Directed by Yu Irie The group Shinsei Kamattechan has become a formidable force to be dealt with in the Korean music scene its inception in 2007. Composed of members Noko (lead singer, guitar […]

5 Reasons You Need to Check Out the Shinsedai Cinema Festival (Kirk Haviland)

5 Reasons You Need to Check Out the Shinsedai Cinema Festival (Kirk Haviland)

Shinsedai 2012 Festival Preview Shinsedai Film Festival July 12-15th 2012 (Toronto) The Revue Cinema – 400 Roncesvalles Ave (Just south of Dundas West TTC station) In Japanese the phrase Shinsedai stands for “new generation” and it is this declaration that festival creators/programmers Chris Magee and Jasper Sharp live by when setting this festival in motion. […]