Tag: Takeshi Kitano

REVIEW: Kikujiro (1999)

Take Takeshi Kitano. He is an extremely famous figure in Japanese entertainment. He started off as a stand-up comedian, performing under the name Beat Takeshi. He segued into acting under the same name, and in a long career he has also worked as a singer, talk show host, writer, director, film editor, talent agent, poet, ...

REVIEW: Glory to the Filmmaker! (2007)

A listless film director (Takeshi Kitano) struggles to find a subject matter and genre for his next movie, leading to a series of comedic sketches as he tries them out one-by-one. I lied about the sketches being comedic. Truth be told, Takeshi Kitano's 2007 film Glory to the Filmmaker! is not remotely funny. It is an uncharacteristically ...