Review: Takashi Miike's First Love Is an Awesome, Character-Driven Violent Crime Thriller

Takashi Miike, the director of films such as Audition, Ichi Killer, Blade of the Immortal, and more fantastic, crazy, and twisted films is back with a new one called First Love. If you’re a fan of the ...

Fantastic Fest 2019 Interview: Takashi Miike Talks First Love and His Prolific Career

With more than 100 directorial credits on his résumé, Takashi Miike’s output over the last 30 years is unmatched. His latest, First Love, is yet another excellent addition to his legacy as a ...

Fantastic Fest 2019 Preview: 15 Films We’re Excited to See This Year

Happy Fantastic Fest Eve! Tomorrow, the 15th annual Fantastic Fest kicks off in Austin, and Daily Dead is thrilled to be once again attending and will be bringing you a ton of reviews and interview ...

Violent and Blood-Filled Trailer For The Blade Of The Immortal Anime Series

Hiroaki Samura’s badass 1993 samurai manga Blade of the Immortal has been adapted into a new anime series that is coming to Amazon Prime. The anime comes from Linden Films, who is best known for their ...

Wild and Crazy Trailer for Takashi Miike's Noir-Tinged Yakuza Action Film First Love

Takashi Miike has directed a new film called First Love, and it looks like one hell of a wild and crazy ride! We’ve got a trailer to share with you today for the noir-tinged Yakuza action film, and I ...

‘First Love’ Trailer: Takashi Miike’s Cannes Yakuza Comedy Looks Bonkers

‘First Love’ Trailer: Takashi Miike’s Cannes Yakuza Comedy Looks Bonkers The eclectic characters in Takashi Miike’s new gangster movie include a low-level punk yakuza, a sullen prizefghter with nothing to lose, an oblivious sex worker who is being haunted by half naked ...

Magnet Releasing Acquires Worldwide Rights to Wrinkles The Clown, Coming to Theaters on October 4th

Looking for to learn more about the real-life creepy clown phenomenon that has swept the nation in recent years? Ahead of its world premiere at Fantastic Fest, the documentary Wrinkles the Clown has ...

Film Review: The Way To Fight (1996) by Takashi Miike

It’s sometime in the 90’s (according to Miike – year 199X), and the Osaka’s shabby neighborhood is impatiently waiting for the live transmission of the match of the year from the Tokyo dome – a mixed ...

Film Review: Zebraman (2004) By Takashi Miike

“So….What’s your favorite Takashi Miike movie?” Since Miike is one of the most prolific modern directors the world has ever seen as well as the fact he’s worked in and at different junctures of his ...

Takashi Miike's First Love Trailer Is a Toxic Cocktail of Call Girls, Boxers & Drugs

Takashi Miike's First Love Trailer Is a Toxic Cocktail of Call Girls, Boxers & Drugs If you don't know the name Takashi Miike, then perhaps you're not a true film fan. The auteur made a name for himself in the 2000s pumping out one crazy movie after the next, continually raising the ...

WellGo USA acquires Takashi Miike’s First Love for theatrical & Home Entertainment

WellGo USA Entertainment has acquired the North American rights to acclaimed cult director Takashi Miike’s First Love following the world premiere in Director’s Fortnight at the 2019 Cannes Film ...

Takashi Miike’s ‘First Love’ Bought by Well Go for North America

Takashi Miike’s ‘First Love’ Bought by Well Go for North America Well Go USA has taken North American rights to Takashi Miike’s “First Love,” which had its world premiere in Cannes as part of the Directors’ Fortnight lineup. Well Go said the picture will be ...

Well Go USA Nabs North American Rights To Takashi Miike’s Cannes Title ‘First Love’

Well Go USA Entertainment has picked up North American rights to Takashi Miike’s First Love following its world premiere in Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival. The noir-tinged yakuza ...

Takashi Miike’s Directors’ Fortnight title 'First Love' finds international, Us buyers

Yakuza tale marks fourth collaboration between Japanese auteur and Jeremy Thomas. Well Go USA Entertainment has acquired North American rights to Takashi Miike’s First Love following its world ...

Takashi Miike’s Directors’ Fortnight selection 'First Love' finds international, Us buyers

Yakuza tale marks fourth collaboration between Japanese auteur and Jeremy Thomas. Well Go USA Entertainment has acquired North American rights to Takashi Miike’s First Love following its world ...

Cannes Film Review: ‘First Love’

Cannes Film Review: ‘First Love’ The tongue-in-cheek apology with which mega-prolific Japanese mischief maker Takashi Miike introduced the premiere of his latest madcap mashup in Cannes — “I want to apologize for making such a sweet ...

‘First Love’: Takashi Miike Delivers A Classic Shaggy Noir-Tinged Yakuza Film [Cannes Review]

What’s black and red all over? A noir-tinged yakuza film by Japanese iconoclast Takashi Miike, of course. With Miike, you never quite know what you’re going to get, both in terms of the movies’ ...

Japan 2011 earthquake, tsunami drama 'Fukushima 50' leads Kadokawa slate (exclusive)

Japan 2011 earthquake, tsunami drama 'Fukushima 50' leads Kadokawa slate (exclusive) Ken Watanabe and Koichi Sato star in the film. Japanese studio Kadokawa Corp is arriving in Cannes with a busy slate headed by action drama Fukushima 50, starring Ken Watanabe and Koichi Sato, and ...

Plot details for Takashi Miike’s new film First Love revealed

Prolific Japanese filmmaker Takashi Miike is set to unleash his latest project at the Cannes Film Festival next month with the premiere of First Love, and thanks to Deadline we’ve got some plot ...

HanWay adds Takashi Miike's 'First Love' ahead of Cannes Directors' Fortnight premiere

The film was co-produced by HanWay founder Jeremy Thomas. London-based sales company HanWay Films has added Takashi Miike’s First Love to its Cannes slate ahead of the film’s premiere in the ...

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