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DVD Review: Takashi Miike's 'Audition'

Takashi Miike's suspense-horrorfest "Audition" came out on DVD/Blue Ray yesterday
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Takashi Miike's 1999 film Audition has made it to Blue Ray and a 2-DVD collector's edition this week. The film electrified (and horrified) the festival circuit 10 years ago and this packaging of the film will only add to the director's cult status in the States.Primarily known for his crime and yakuza-themed movies, the kinky horror of Audition is a thematic departure but is still true to Miike's directorial oeuvre. Even occasional viewers of Japanese cinema will recognize the faces of Ryo Ishibashi (The Grudge) and Jun Kunimura (Ichi The Killer) so at least someone familiar will guide you into the psycho-sexual territory covered in Audition.