• Shogun Assassin

    Directed by Kenji Misumi and Robert Houston • 1980 • United States

    Made in 1980 for American and British markets, this film, comprising re-edited, English-dubbed material from the first two Lone Wolf and Cub films, became a cult sensation on its release.

  • Shogun Assassin

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    Directed by Kenji Misumi and Robert Houston • 1980 • United States

    Made in 1980 for American and British markets, this film, comprising re-edited, English-dubbed material from the first two Lone Wolf and Cub films, became a cult sensation on its release.

  • On Suio-ryu

    Shot in 2016, this new interview with Sensei Yoshimitsu Katsuse, fifteenth headmaster of the Suio-ryu martial arts system, documents and demonstrates the reality of samurai swordsmanship in contrast to its fictitious representation of the Lone Wolf and Cub film series.

  • The Tale of Zatoichi Continues

    ZATOICHI #2
    Directed by Kazuo Mori • 1962 • Japan

    THE TALE OF ZATOICHI proved so popular that a follow-up went into production the same year. Here, Zatoichi is hired to give a massage to a powerful political official who, he discovers, is mentally ill, a secret that the nobleman’s retinue is det...

  • The Tale of Zatoichi Continues

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    ZATOICHI #2
    Directed by Kazuo Mori • 1962 • Japan

    THE TALE OF ZATOICHI proved so popular that a follow-up went into production the same year. Here, Zatoichi is hired to give a massage to a powerful political official who, he discovers, is mentally ill, a secret that the nobleman’s retinue is det...

  • Cinematography by Kazuo Miyagawa

    1 season

    Japan’s most renowned cinematographer, Kazuo Miyagawa came to film after studying traditional Japanese ink painting, training that influenced his professed desire “to use the camera to paint on film, to bring rhythm and music to camerawork, and to continue writing poetry in the tone.” That artist...

  • The Wolf Man

    Directed by George Waggner • 1941 • United States
    Starring Lon Chaney Jr., Evelyn Ankers, Claude Rains

    After he’s attacked by a wolf while visiting his ancestral home in Wales, American Larry Talbot (Lon Chaney Jr.) finds himself transformed—under the light of a full moon—into a werewolf, foreve...

  • The Magic Flute

    Directed by Ingmar Bergman • 1975 • Sweden
    Starring Josef Köstlinger, Irma Urrila, Håkan Hagegård

    This scintillating screen version of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s beloved opera showcases Ingmar Bergman’s deep knowledge of music and gift for expressing it cinematically. Casting some of Europe’s fin...

  • The Magic Flute

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    Directed by Ingmar Bergman • 1975 • Sweden
    Starring Josef Köstlinger, Irma Urrila, Håkan Hagegård

    This scintillating screen version of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s beloved opera showcases Ingmar Bergman’s deep knowledge of music and gift for expressing it cinematically. Casting some of Europe’s fin...

  • Directed by Jim Jarmusch

    1 season

    Dryly deadpan, stylishly minimalist, and effortlessly cool, the films of American indie pioneer Jim Jarmusch are so idiosyncratic that they practically constitute a genre unto themselves. Forging his singular sensibility amid the creative ferment of New York’s downtown scene, Jarmusch emerged as ...

  • Jungle Book

    Directed by Zoltán Korda • 1942 • United Kingdom

    This Korda brothers film is the definitive version of Rudyard Kipling's classic collection of fables. Sabu stars as Mowgli, a boy raised by wolves, who can communicate with all the beasts of the jungle, friend or foe, and who gradually reacclima...

  • Jungle Book

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    Directed by Zoltán Korda • 1942 • United Kingdom

    This Korda brothers film is the definitive version of Rudyard Kipling's classic collection of fables. Sabu stars as Mowgli, a boy raised by wolves, who can communicate with all the beasts of the jungle, friend or foe, and who gradually reacclimati...

  • Vic + Flo Saw a Bear

    Directed by Denis Côté • 2013 • Canada
    Starring Pierrette Robitaille, Romane Bohringer, Marc-André Grondin

    A lonely bus stop, a trumpet-playing scout, and a woman who refuses to pay him anything for his off-tune performance—this dryly humorous opening sets the tone for a dark, surreal lesbian lo...

  • Vic + Flo Saw a Bear

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    Directed by Denis Côté • 2013 • Canada
    Starring Pierrette Robitaille, Romane Bohringer, Marc-André Grondin

    A lonely bus stop, a trumpet-playing scout, and a woman who refuses to pay him anything for his off-tune performance—this dryly humorous opening sets the tone for a dark, surreal lesbian lo...