Another gif compilation for you! We’ve already done the comparison between Takashi Miike’s Harakiri and the original version, so now let’s take a look at Miike’s other recent samurai film 13 Assassins. Enjoy!
With the release of Quentin Tarantino’s western Django Unchained, Japanese artist Yoshiki Takahashi decided to create an original Japanese 70s style poster, .. If you like J-films, you may have already seen another work from Takahashi — the Straw Dogs-inspired poster of Cold Fish. And we were wondering, how to achieve that vintage effect, which […]
Finding images from (rare) asian films can be really painful. You don’t speak the language, you don’t find anything but little low quality stills. Quite boring, time-consuming & not fun at all. To make things easier, the stills gallery has been revamped, with a better & simple navigation to let you fully enjoy these nice […]
Let’s start 2011 with this original poster made by french artist Moebius to celebrate “the 100th anniversary of Akira Kurosawa’s Birth“. Here, the japanese master literally looks like a real samurai-director! And happy new year everyone! Official website, @aicnanime
Many gorgeous posters for japanese films were done in Eastern europe countries, the best example being Poland. Now, take a look at this colorful romanian poster for Masaki Kobayashi’s Samurai Rebellion (translated here under the title “Ultimul Samurai”, ie, “The Last Samurai”). Do you think “they” tried to make it look more epic? Source: Ibaicu
Influenced by soviet-western-proletarian art, here are some propaganda posters you should definitely see. At the same time, there was a proletarian cinema movement called Prokino, denouncing the imperialist system. Eventually it failed, because it refused to adopt new cinema techniques to renew/improve their message (editing was so bourgeois). Even though some techniques have been mastered […]