''INTERNATIONAL TERROR EXPO''
The coolest pair of boots in cinema.
Twisted, apocalyptic, ornamental butoh dancers.
Sequences play out multiple times in a row. Characters dramatically walk away into the distance and then, a cut later, are back next to the main character as if they'd been standing there the whole time.
Gone are the restrictions of physical reality, Pistol Opera's landscape of hitmen is a world where verve and passion and electricity take centre stage.
High melodrama, extreme style.
It feels like a Seijun Suzuki directed live action adaptation of a stage play based on an anime inspired by the work of Seijun Suzuki.
The self-referential twists down, through, and into everything from Tokyo Drifter to Yumeji—and the…