Kinji Fukasaku

Kinji Fukasaku has been mentioned or cited more than a dozen times throughout all the RSS channels we monitor. Especially, the channel 'Taste of Cinema – Movie Reviews and Classic Movie Lists' contains less than a dozen references to this person (or maybe different people with similar names) alone. As it’s displayed on the chart below, Kinji Fukasaku was highly popular in February, 2017.

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Arrow Video delivers Kinji Fukasaku’s ‘Cops vs Thugs’ in May

[...] Asian masterpieces continues with 1975’s Cops vs Thugs,    a crime classic directed by Kinji Fukasaku (Battles Without Honor and Humanity). Considered by many to be director Fukasaku’s [...]

The 25 Best Japanese Filmmakers of All Time

[...] but his contributions to the genre will never be forgotten by his peers and admirers. 19. Kinji Fukasaku (1930 – 2003) A brutal visionary of 1970s Japanese cinema, Kinji Fukasaku built his [...]

The 15 Greatest Japanese Cult Directors of All Time

[...] ” and his participation in “Tora Tora Tora”, Kinji Fukasaku would secure a place in the history of Japanese cinema with his 5-part saga “Battles Without [...]

The 10 Best Takeshi Kitano Movies

[...] ) Kitano’s directorial debut, “Violent Cop” also has a noteworthy story behind its creation. Kinji Fukasaku was originally slated to direct, Kitano was cast as the main lead, and the movie was [...]

The 25 Best Movies About World War II

[...] , but, after two years of non-development, 20th Century Fox reassigned the project to Kinji Fukasaku, the director of “Battle Royale”. Reminiscent of the Italian neo-realist movement, the [...]

15 Great ‘Double Features’ That Are Worth Your Time

[...] only observes his performer, Chopper. 13. Battle Royale and The Hunger Games Battle Royale Kinji Fukasaku’s Battle Royale is a movie so soaked in violent poetry, shameless entertainment and [...]

The 12 Best Ken Takakura Movies You Need To Watch

[...] , Pigs and Men” could be nonethelessly named the artistical breakthrough of Toei director Kinji Fukasaku. Shot in gritty black-and-white, full of ultraviolence, out-of-control camera angles and [...]

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