Gruesome Reviews

“The World of Kanako” (2014): Lurid Mystery Examines the Underbelly of a Teenage Girl’s Secret Life

Director Tetsuya Nakashima’s new suspense thriller The World of Kanako is one the most visually striking films I have seen this year, and it is also one of the most violent, harrowing, and brutal films of 2015. Its characters live in a maelstrom of vices such as drug addiction, prostitution, and murder, or in quieter […]

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Drafthouse Films Announces “The World of Kanako” release date, trailer and poster

Drafthouse Films are bringing the visceral cinematic treat The World of Kanako to VOD (Amazon, iTunes, Vimeo and more) on December 4, 2015 with a DVD and Blu-ray release scheduled for early 2016. Director  Tetsuya Nakashima who is responsible for films such as Confessions (Kokuhaku) and Kamikaze Girls (Shimotsuma monogatari) is receiving praise for his […]