An uneven omnibus pic about passionate love ranging from dramatic to moody to silly that will see traction largely through Viacom's streaming platforms.
Directors including Sion Sono and Hideo Nakata will make short features in a revival of the 'Nikkatsu Roman Porno' format.
If you see just one new Sion Sono movie this year, make it "Love & Peace," the wonderfully daffy passion project it reportedly took the appallingly prolific helmer more than two decades to make.
Watching Sion Sono's unruly telepathic sex comedy "The Virgin Psychics" is a bit like having a dog hump your leg for the better part of two hours; it's filthy and monotonous and fairly interminable…
An exercise in minimalist sci-fi from one of world cinema's most prolific maximalists.
High levels of upskirt photography and grisly dismemberment notwithstanding it's perfectly legitimate to read "Tag" as a girl-power Alice in Wonderland variant in which three versions of Japanese…
Story is based on a long-running Ken Wakui comic set in Tokyo's biggest red-light district.
Equal parts "The Warriors" and "Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo," Sion Sono's rap musical "Tokyo Tribe" is also self-referential Nippon genre exploitation to the marrow.
British director Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" has won the Toronto film festival's top audience prize, it was announced Sunday at the event's awards brunch.
Sion Sono trawls sub-Tarantino B-movie-pastiche territory with this tedious, over-the-top gorefest.
Talk of unrequited – and fictional — love heated up the Aug. 12 Gotham screening of Sony Classics' "Austenland," as the cast and filmmakers, inspired by the movie's lead character's obsession with…