The Dagger of Kamui (Kamui no Ken)

The Dagger of Kamui (Kamui no Ken) 1985 Sometimes I feel like society’s tendency toward hyperbole in language dilutes words a little – and sure, language is always changing and that’s exciting… and maybe I have my own inclinations toward exaggeration at times but I reckon The Dagger of Kamui really is an ‘epic’ film.Continue reading “The Dagger of Kamui (Kamui no Ken)”

Sword of the Stranger (Sutorenjia Mukōhadan, Stranger Mukōhadan)

Sword of the Stranger (Sutorenjia Mukōhadan, Stranger Mukōhadan) 2007 As I’ve probably made clear here on the blog before, I’m most likely going to automatically warm to a series or film if it’s set in a historical period. That does blunt my capacity for critical review of course, but I hope I can still atContinue reading “Sword of the Stranger (Sutorenjia Mukōhadan, Stranger Mukōhadan)”