Japanese director Takashi Miike’s profession has run the gamut, from direct-to-video trash to children’ motion pictures to status interval movies to our decide for the best horror film of the 21st century. His new movie, an adaptation of the notorious samurai manga Blade Of The Immortal, appears to attract from all of those, combining excessive violence and a madcap sense of enjoyable for a bloody nod to Miike’s exploitation roots. It’s additionally Miike’s 100th characteristic movie, an achievement few administrators exterior of the silent period can match.
Blade Of The Immortal makes its North American premiere at this 12 months’s Implausible Fest, the place The A.V. Membership can be in attendance. It’s due in American theaters on November three.