Magnet grabs U.S. rights to Takashi Miike’s samurai action film 13 Assassins and releases two bloody photos to prove it

Mark Cuban’s Magnet Releasing announced today that it has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Takashi Miike’s epic samurai masterpiece, 13 Assassins. The historical action epic, which premiered at the Venice Film Festival, recently had its North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, has just been named as the Closing Night film at this ….

Attend the U.S. premiere of Tetsuya Nakashima’s latest film FREE

ANA presents the Nippon EIGA Series: Part 17, featuring the U.S. premiere of Tetsuya Nakashima’s film Paco and the Magic Book. Tetsuya Nakashima – who directed Kamikaze Girls and Memories of Matsuko – creates a story of miracles packed with laughter and tears, featuring a dazzling cast for epic, rainbow-colored entertainment. In the build-up to ….

Tokyo Sonata film review

Kiyoshi Kurosawa – known for atmospheric thrillers like 2003’s Doppelganger, as well as satisfying and thought-provoking horrors like Pulse and Sakebi (Retribution) – brings his unique ability to disturb and captivate us at the same time, to the film Tokyo Sonata, the portrait of a seemingly ordinary Japanese family, that slowly chips away at its ….

Exclusive Babel Clips

Moviefone has just posted some exclusive clips from Babel. The Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu-directed drama stars Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Gael García Bernal and Koji Yakusho, among others. In Babel, four disparate groups of people head towards a shared destiny of isolation and grief, as they each experience their own disasters and tragedies. In the course of just a few days, they will all face ….

Babel Trailer and Updates

In the remote sands of the Moroccan desert, a rifle shot rings out – detonating a chain of events that will link an American tourist couple’s frantic struggle to survive, two Moroccan boys involved in an accidental crime, a nanny illegally crossing into Mexico with two American children and a Japanese teen rebel whose father ….