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Sukiyaki Western Django

7 Ratings: 3.7
Action & Adventure, Art House & International and Westerns movie directed by Takashi Miike

Two clans the white genji clan led by yoshitsune and the red heike clan led by kiyomori battle for a legendary treasure in a desolate mountain town. One day a lone gunman drifts into town. Two clans try to woo the lone gunman to their side but he has … see full wiki

Director: Takashi Miike
Genre: Foreign
4 reviews about Sukiyaki Western Django
review by . December 23, 2010
posted in ASIANatomy
      SUKIYAKI WESTERN DJANGO      Takashi Miike is one of my all time favorite filmmakers and for good reason I think, he makes highly entertaining films. Whether they are pure genius classics or just straight fun and entertaining I have enjoyed them all, from the all time classic "Audition" all the way to this one and beyond. Add in that my favorite filmmaker Quentin Tarantino is in this insanely fun flick and it makes for a great time. Taking …
Quick Tip by . December 23, 2010
posted in ASIANatomy
This may not be the best movie ever made but it is a runner for most fun for sure, any movie with a scene were one man can catch a sword before it slices into his head and the next man can't [hilarious scene] is great in my book.
review by . February 15, 2009
posted in ASIANatomy
Takashi Miike's Genre-Busting POPCORN Extravaganza!!
      SUKIYAKI WESTERN DJANGO (2007) is Takashi Miike's spin on the Asian Western. While it may not be a wholly original idea, video games have experimented on this mixing of genres such as "Western Samurai", Eiichi Kudo's Fort of Death (1969) and the nearest attempt at an Asian western is Hong Kong's "Peace Hotel"; Miike's version is worth the buzz and the hype. The film exudes coolness and is surprisingly entertaining, it is a fitting tribute to Spaghetti …
review by . July 05, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
A lone gunman rides into a small mining town, where two competing clans are searching for a legendary treasure. If you hadn't seen the original "spaghetti western(s)" this Japanese noodle version riffs off of, then you might be forgiven for thinking it was just plain loopy and incoherent. But if you've seen Sergio Corbucci's Django (which is truly insane, but in a cool way), or even A Fistful of Dollars or the Japanese samurai flick Yojimbo that were inspirations for this attempt to tie the Spaghetti …
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