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What happened to Japanese horror?

Taking a condensed look at the long cinematic history of Japanese horror, starting with the traditional Kaidan stories like in Kuroneko, the cyberpunk era with Tetsuo: The Iron Man, to the peak of the J-horror boom with Ringu

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1. How did you come up with the story of the meatball machine? Why did you decide to make a movie like this?3. What influenced you in making this film, along with the 1999 edition? I think there is an influence from "Tetsuo" directed by Shinya Tsukamoto. But I wonder if there is anything else, what are the other sources?A. The 1999 edition is my second independent film. The first was a horror movie titled "Linga Mania" with the right hand depicting a man with a red penis giving birth to a god. "Lingamania" was the first movie I shot,...

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Part tragic love story, part body horror, MEATBALL MACHINE is the beset example of an extreme steam-punk gore fest which has stood the test of time since its first release and spawned a sequel directed by special effects artist Yoshihiro Nishimura

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To celebrate the launch of a new J-horror collection on BFI Player, one of Japan’s greatest cult filmmakers Shinya Tsukamoto, joins writer Tom Mes to discuss his career, cyberpunk, the J-horror label and working with Martin Scorsese. In partnership with Third Window Films.

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FinallyYudai Yamaguchi and Junichi Yamamoto's splatter genre classic, Meatball Machine from 2005 is available.

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