One day, after returning from work late in the evening, Hideo witnesses a traffic accident in which a car crashes into a nearby pedestrian, killing the victim instantly. However, despite ...
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Chris is just like any other 10 year old kid, he's got a secret, He has superpowers, except in Chris's case it happens to be true, or is it ?. We all have secrets we try to hide, except for Chris hiding it isn't really a priority.
Ryoko and her husband are a Tokyo couple in a loveless marriage that is on the verge of being turned upside down. Ryoko has developed a deep resentment after years of her husband's selfish ... See full summary »
Set 18 months after movie "Library Wars." After the government's enactment of the Media Betterment Act, battles wage between the Betterment Squads and the Library Defense. The Library ... See full summary »
The humanity is suffering from murders all over the globe, called "Mincemeat murders". High school student, Izumi Shinichi has a parasite living off him, having replaced his right hand, and he might be the discoverer of truth.
In the near future, Japan is ruled once more by a monarchy. But, rebels opposed to this rule seek to overthrow the government. The House of Takemikazuchi, a band of assassins is hired by ... See full summary »
Moritaka Mashiro, a junior high student, forgets his notebook in class. His classmate Akito Takagi, notes Mashiro's drawings in it and asks him to become a manga artist to his stories. ... See full summary »
One day, after returning from work late in the evening, Hideo witnesses a traffic accident in which a car crashes into a nearby pedestrian, killing the victim instantly. However, despite severe injuries including a broken neck, the victim's body stands up and walks away. Hideo questions whether this is another one of his hallucinations, but strange events begin happening around him.
The Outlet Mall scene was filmed entirely at the mall in South Korea that went out of busisness few years ago. Due to the strict gun law of Japan, the goverment did not allow producers to use the gun for the movie. See more »
I saw this movie at the Stockholm International Filmfest. today and I really enjoyed it.
If I had to sum it up in a brief sentence i'd say it's as if the guy who wrote the "The Walking Dead" comic had written a Shaun of the Dead comic, and they made a movie out of that (I haven't read the manga this film is based on, but I assume that's more or less what it is).
It looks pretty expensive and has good effects and action, it's very well directed and acted, making the aesthetic of the film really paint its own manga-inspired universe.
The parts I didn't like is whenever it attempts to do somewhat serious drama, when it does it just seems entirely tone-deaf and alien. I'd give this movie a 3/5 and if they skipped the 20% of attempted drama and replace it with more over-the-top zombie comedy/action it'd be a 4/5.
I'd recommend this movie to most people and for zombie/nerd culture fans it's a must-see and likely a cult classic.
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