Another Lonely Hitman / Shin kanashiki hittoman (1995)

Who could possibly pass up a movie called Another Lonely Hitman? As it turns out, the main character is not actually a hitman, but he is most definitely lonely. As part of a yakuza war, Tachibana had assassinated the boss of another gang. Now, after ten years in prison, he is returning to a new … Continue reading Another Lonely Hitman / Shin kanashiki hittoman (1995)

Kamikaze Taxi (1995)

Kamikaze Taxi suggests either a wild, violent bloodfest or a crazy comedy, but though there will eventually be a lot of death, it doesn't quite fit either of those genres. In the way of Japanese story-telling, we do not even meet the taxi or its driver until fifty minutes into an almost three hour movie … Continue reading Kamikaze Taxi (1995)