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Golden Year: TOKYO DRIFTER (Seijun Suzuki, 5/10/1966)

Over the course of his career at the Nikkatsu studio, brazen B-movie maverick Seijun Suzuki perfected the art of subversion from within, eradicating any vestige of predictability from his freewheeling forays into genre experimentalism. With Tokyo Drifter, studio heads handed … Continue reading

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Tokyo Drifter (Seijun Suzuki, 1966)

“Wander along with Tokyo Drifter‘s pop-art hijinx, presented in eye-popping 1080p by the Criterion Collection.” Read my review of the stunning new Blu-ray transfer of Tokyo Drifter, out yesterday from the Criterion Collection, at Slant Magazine.

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