Posts Tagged ‘Kinji Fukasaku’

Podcast On Fire 260: The Tyler & Ken Conversations Part 2

Tyler Miller and Kenny B conclude their chat. In this part we talk Shaw Brothers directors such as Lau Kar-Leung and Chang Cheh, there’s further origin stories for network shows such as What’s Korean Cinema? and This Week In Sleaze, Korean and sleazy recommendations and Tyler schools Ken on Japanese cinema.

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Battle Royale 2 (2003)

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3 years after the third Battle Royale, surviving students Nanahara Shuya (Tatsuya Fujiwara) has become the leader of a leading Anti-Battle Royale terrorist group. Although the ‘adults’ have come up with a new Battle Royale, version 2. In this act a group of rebellious students will be sent to the island where Nanahara is hiding out and the students are given three days to eliminate Nanahara Shuya.

Now the lucky students chosen for this years Battle Royale is a class of 42. The school is for students who are orphan, rebels or truants. One of the main class members are Takuma Aoi (Shûgo Oshinari), aka Taku. The also recently had gotten a transfer student, Shiori Kitano (Ai Maeda). You’ve guessed it, Shiori is the daughter of Takeshi Kitano…Nanahara’s teacher. She has signed herself up for the Battle Royale Act along with the school students, now she has only one ambition, kill Nanahara.

With all these twists and turns in BR2 will the students kill or be killed? Read the rest of this entry »

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