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3D enabled played and TV required play Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play The Hidden Fortress (1958)  Certified PG  
During a civil war in 16th-century feudal Japan, two cowardly farmers (Minoru Chiaki and Kamatari Fujiwara) stumble upon Makabe (Toshiro Mifune), a fierce army general. Escaping from hostile territory, General Makabe embarks on a mission to rescue both
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3D enabled played and TV required play Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play Eureka (2000)  Certified 15  
This 220 minute, beautifully composed black & white film explores a transcendent story of redemption. On what seemed to be a normal morning in southwest Japan, a crazed killer, apparently without motive, hijacks a city bus. In the ensuing carnage only
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In 1969, Kenji, an elementary school kid and his friends built a secret base during their summer holidays. They fantasized that they had to fight villains who were out to conquer the world and wrote them in the "Book of Prophecies". Years later in 1997,
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3D enabled played and TV required play Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play 2046  Certified 12  
Opening in the year 2046, in which a man named Tak (Takuya Kimura) attempts to persuade wjw1967 (Faye Wong) to travel back in time with him, the film soon shifts to the year 1966 in which Chow Mo-Wan (Tony Leung Chiu-wai), a struggling author, asks the
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3D enabled played and TV required play Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play Audition (2004)  Certified 18  
'Audition' is an eerie tale of a man (Ryo Ishibashi) who, in his search for a new wife at the insistence of his son, holds an audition for potential mates. He disguises his actual intentions by saying that the audition is for an actress to star in a new
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3D enabled played and TV required play Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play Seven Samurai (1954)  Certified PG  
Set in 16th Century Japan, Akira Kurosawa's epic SEVEN SAMURAI follows the plight of a defenseless farming village that lives in constant fear of marauding bandits. The farmers know that when their crops are harvested, the thugs will attack, so four men
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3D enabled played and TV required play Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play Arrietty (2011)  Certified U  
Inspired by Mary Norton's classic children's book The Borrowers, tiny 14 year old Arrietty lives under the floorboards of an old house with her father and mother. Their peaceful life is dramatically changed when the ever curious Arrietty accidentally
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3D enabled played and TV required play Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play The Sun  Certified PG  
A natural companion piece to Downfall, The Sun takes as its subject another major figure of World War II, Japan's Emperor Hirohito. Made by Alexander Sokurov, the acclaimed director of the hit Russian Ark, the film examines the events leading up to Japan's
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It is the year 2032, and the line between humans and machines has been blurred almost beyond distinction. Humans have forgotten that they are human, and those that are left co-exist with cyborgs--human spirits inhabiting entirely mechanized bodies, and
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3D enabled played and TV required play Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play Ghost in the Shell (1996)  Certified 18  
Set in the year 2029 and following World Wars III and IV, a Japanese-led Asian block dominates world affairs. The alliance maintains its international supremacy through its elite security force whose cybernetically enhanced operatives tackle an array
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3D enabled played and TV required play Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play Red Angel  Certified 15  
One of Japan's most notorious and internationally criminally under-exposed films. Shocking, beautiful and moving in equal measure, this is one of Masumura's very finest achievements. Set against the Sino-Japanese war in 1939, a young angelic military
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It is 1963, and the police of Kurashima City have spent the past seven years eradicating the Yakuza gangs which have caused so much strife in the city. The last two remaining gangs, Ohara and Kawade, are in tatters, with the Ohara Boss in prison. But
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3D enabled played and TV required play Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play Ring 0  Certified 15  
This third movie in the popular "Ring" series is a prequel to the original 'Ring' (or Ringu) movie, intended to explain how Sadako became the tormented spirit who would later terrorize video viewers. In this film, Sadako is a young aspiring actress working
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A graphically violent and sexually explicit example of Japanese anime, the first instalment of Urotsukidoji is seen by many as the manga film par excellence. According to ancient lore the earth is made of the three parallel realms of Human, Man-Beast
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For the first time in years, aging fisherman Takata Gou-ichi boards a bullet train to Tokyo when he learns his estranged son is gravely ill. But at the hospital, his son refuses to see him. Daughter-in-law Rie urges Takata to watch a videotape of a documentary
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