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Movie Monday with Luke: “Battle Royale” a B-movie thriving on concept

Movie Monday with Luke: “Battle Royale” a B-movie thriving on concept

Luke Ulatowski, Social Media Editor

November 2, 2015


Filed under Art & Features, Top Stories

Can you name a film from Japan that isn’t animated? Probably. And it’s probably 2000’s “Battle Royale,” the late Kinji Fukasaku’s bloody thriller based on a novel of the same name by Koushun Takami. Celebrated for its unique, gripping concept of teenagers fighting each other for survi...

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