Yakuza

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Review: 'Young Yakuza'

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A wayward Japanese youth's apprenticeship with the Nipponese mafia provides an intriguing premise but little substance in French docu "Young Yakuza." Like Japan's other cultural touchstone, the…

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Review: 'M'

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Flirtations with pornography, prostitution and violence spell out the dark underbelly of Japanese society, but narrative details are left unconfirmed in Ryuichi Hiroki's intriguing "M." Pic is…

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Review: 'Gozu'

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Unclassifiable cult figure Takashi Miike's films invariably have their share of weirdness and perversity, but "Gozu" arguably outweirds all previous efforts in the Japanese director's eclectic canon…

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