Tag: Branded to Kill

February 22, 2017 · 0 comments

Seijun Suzuki 1923-2017

Seijun Suzuki 1923-2017

The legendary director Seijun Suzuki, who died on 13th February, is best known in the West for such quirky, idiosyncratic works as Youth of the Beast, Kanto Wanderer and Tokyo Drifter. These 1960s B-movie genre pictures playfully riffed on the “borderless action” mash-ups of gangster films, youth movies, musicals and westerns fostered by the Nikkatsu […]

January 13, 2016 · 0 comments

Books: The Films of Seijun Suzuki

Books: The Films of Seijun Suzuki

By Jasper Sharp. The term manga-esque is so readily applied to Japanese live-action cinema as to have little meaning beyond indicating the country of origin of the work or filmmaker in question. However, in the case of the iconic Seijun Suzuki the label seems apt, although Tom Vick wisely shies away from direct analogies to paint a […]

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