looking for articles on Miike

drainer at mpinet.net drainer at mpinet.net
Wed Jan 11 09:42:35 EST 2006

In the U.S. it has been shown on subscription movie channels; I've been back 
here for the past 3 months and I've noticed quite a few Japanese movies 
being played lately, mostly on Starz.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Harper" <jimharper666 at yahoo.co.uk>
To: <KineJapan at lists.acs.ohio-state.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, January 11, 2006 3:20 AM
Subject: Re: looking for articles on Miike

> Just out of interest, aside from the UK, where has Audition been shown on 
> television?
>  Jim.
> Mark Nornes <amnornes at umich.edu> wrote:
> On Jan 10, 2006, at 8:43 AM, Aaron Gerow wrote:
>> I don't know if it "proves" his violence is not gratuitous, but I do
>> have an old article that makes a case for his thematic importance:
> OK, so what I was obliquely trying to suggest is that standard
> definitions of "gratuitous" won't work so well for Miike. Thanks to the
> irony and self-conscious, "light" approach to everything he does, the
> very "gratuitousness" of the violence is in its own way "thematic." I'd
> be very impressed if you could get Audition on television without
> censorship, though. Go for it.
> Markus
> http://www.flipsidemovies.com
> http://jimharper.blogspot.com
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