Opening

91% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Jul 11
100% Boyhood Jul 11
15% Rage Jul 11
21% A Long Way Down Jul 11
—— The Class Of '92 Jul 08

Top Box Office

17% Transformers: Age of Extinction $37.1M
23% Tammy $21.6M
85% 22 Jump Street $9.8M
30% Deliver Us from Evil $9.7M
92% How to Train Your Dragon 2 $9.0M
48% Earth to Echo $8.4M
49% Maleficent $6.2M
54% Jersey Boys $5.2M
24% Think Like a Man Too $4.9M
90% Edge of Tomorrow $3.7M

Coming Soon

—— The Purge: Anarchy Jul 18
—— Sex Tape Jul 18
—— Hercules Jul 25
—— Lucy Jul 25
—— Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 01

Premieres Tonight

—— The Almighty Johnsons: Season 3
—— Hemlock Grove: Season 2

New Episodes Tonight

61% Crossbones: Season 1
82% Girl Meets World: Season 1
—— The Legend of Korra: Season 3

Discuss Last Night's Shows

25% Black Box: Season 1
100% Defiance: Season 2
40% Dominion: Season 1
41% Gang Related: Season 1
86% Maron: Season 2
94% Rectify: Season 2
—— Rookie Blue: Season 5
88% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
44% Working the Engels: Season 1

Sisters of the Gion (Gion no shimai) Reviews

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J. Hoberman
Village Voice
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The great Japanese director followed his tough-minded Osaka Elegy with an equally forceful but more subtle analysis of female subjugation.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

February 26, 2013
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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Superbly acted, shot and scripted, this is searing stuff.

Full Review Source: Time Out

July 7, 2010
Jeremy Heilman
MovieMartyr.com

It is a brief movie, which is impressive considering how much of Japanese culture its critique assults, but it must be conceded that it loses a little of its potential richness as a result.

Full Review Source: MovieMartyr.com | Original Score: 70/100

February 15, 2009

TV Guide's Movie Guide

This elegant, carefully directed tale shows Mizoguchi's early talents.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 4/4

January 11, 2008

Film4

This is a touching and comedic film.

Full Review Source: Film4

June 22, 2004
Gabe Leibowitz
eCinemaCenter.com

Mizoguchi presents similar themes MUCH more powerfully in Ugetsu or Sansho the Bailiff; here, it falls flat

| Original Score: 2/5

December 22, 2003
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
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The masterpiece of Kenji Mizoguchi's prewar period.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

January 1, 2000
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 3/5

July 5, 2005
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

| Original Score: 5/5

June 19, 2003
Leo Goldsmith
Not Coming to a Theater Near You
August 17, 2007
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