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March 2016 Favourites

March has ended and April is now here! I hope you all didn’t get pranked too badly on April Fool’s Day. March was another quiet month over here, but I do assure you that I got a lot of good reading done of some most excellent posts. Please find below a selection of my favourite […]

The Happiness of the Katakuris (2001): Surrealist, horror, musical, black comedy.

Takashi Miike’s musical-horror-comedy The Happiness of the Katakuris (2001) follows the exploits of the failure-prone members of the Katakuri family as they start up their quiet mountain bed & breakfast inn. As business starts picking up, and all their guests begin dying of various ridiculous causes, the Katakuri family is forced to band together in […]