Recommended: Fish Story (Yoshihiro Nakamura, 2009)

Yoshihiro Nakamura’s Fish Story is a quirky Japanese comedy, adapted from the novel by Kotoro Isaka, which blends urban legend, martial arts mayhem and post-Millennium tension to engaging and amusing effect. As with the over-hyped Roland Emmerich blockbuster 2012 (2009), Nakamura’s film refers to the Mayan calendar for the date of the end of the […]