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Gozu Reviews

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December 14, 2009
Gozu takes you on a very strange psychosexual journey, which is all the more disturbing because it takes place in completely ordinary surroundings...
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
June 21, 2007
Beat's back, with another Yakuza flick under his (black?) belt.
Full Review | Original Score: B
April 1, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
August 4, 2005
Miike has a knack for tapping into deep-seated cultural anxieties-- particularly male sexual anxiety--that few filmmakers can match.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
January 4, 2005
Anyone in the mood for a gender-bending yakuza comedy/horror film and who doesn't mind seeing a lot of bodily fluids spewing onto the screen ought to give Gozu a whirl.
December 20, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: B-
November 26, 2004
Takashi Miike is one sick puppy. Anyone who has seen his films understands ... All the same, Miike is an astonishing, prolific filmmaker
October 28, 2004
How refreshing it is to see a movie, even an imperfect one, that is completely unpredictable and astonishingly bizarre.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 26, 2004
... prime evidence in the argument that gonzo gangster movie maverick Takashi Miike is a major director goofing on minor works.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
September 23, 2004
Plays like the rantings of a madman, but a pretty entertaining madman.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 17, 2004
I'm not sure what it really is about, but it's one hell of a ride.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 16, 2004
A wild surrealism that brings to mind both the rigorous weirdness of David Lynch and the twisted dark comedy of Luis Bunuel
September 16, 2004
Gozu is freakin' awesome.
September 10, 2004
There is something compelling about the way this film sneakily taps into our collective psychosexual fantasies.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
September 10, 2004
Makes little sense on paper. As a film, however, it somehow feels richly, hilariously real, even -- at its most bizarre -- familiar.
September 9, 2004
The absurdist staging suggests a kind of magic surrealism; Miike literally turns homosexual panic inside out.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
September 9, 2004
It's unflinchingly horrible, but it's also incredibly funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 22, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 16, 2004
Fans of Yakuza horror movies finally get their day.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
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