Tag Archives: Yakuza

The Geek Show - A Conversation About Yakuza 6 The Song of Life

A Conversation About Yakuza 6: The Song of Life

The Yakuza franchise has evolved from a humble game that filled the void left by Shenmue into one of the biggest cult successes in video games, and with a number of titles in the series and lots of things to do in each game, it’s

Sword of Doom

The title of any given movie is supremely important, as many adage’s state first impressions matter and for any film that title is where we make that impression. Looking at the UK catalog of Criterion, we can separate a movie title into two camps –

The Geek Show - A Conversation about Yakuza Kiwami

A Conversation about Yakuza Kiwami

Careful with those radishes. The two Rob’s have a conversation both about and around the latest game into the epic Yakuza saga, Kiwami – a beautiful and dangerous remake of the original 2005 title. There’s loads of Kazuma Kiryu and Majima Goro based violence in

Doberman Cop

Once upon a time, it was instantly apparent when a film was based on a comic or graphic novel as those films concerned themselves with the super-powered and the otherworldly, then around the mid-1990s there was a paradigm shift and the nature of these titles

S12E05 – Space Rats Take ‘Roids

This week we dive into the past to uncover our childhood favourites. Along the way we talk about the classics and things lost in the mists of time, and from there we make some startling discoveries about our younger days. Well … Rob does. Reviews

[Raindance ’15] Slum Polis

In the wake of the Tsunami that hit Japan in 2011, there has been a movement of directors – both high and low profile – who have used that catastrophe to open up a cinematic discourse; one of the more successful examples is Sono’s Land