An Interview With YAKUZA WEAPON Star And Co-director, Tak Sakaguchi

[And as promised, Diva Velez's interview with YAKUZA WEAPON star/co-writer/co-director, Tak Sakaguchi, which is being cross-published at The Diva Review.]  The Lady Miz Diva:  Welcome back to the New York Asian Film Festival and Japan Cuts. You're returning with the... More »

An Interview with YAKUZA WEAPON Co-Director, Yudai Yamaguchi

[Yakuza Weapon, the latest from Versus writer and Battlefield Baseball director Yudai Yamaguchi and Sushi Typhoon madman Tak Sakaguchi screened two weekends back as a part of Japan Cuts and NYAFF and just last night at Fantasia. We now present... More »

NYAFF 2011: An Interview With Yoshimasa Ishibashi, Director Of MILOCRORZE: A LOVE STORY

[A highlight of the 10th anniversary NYAFF, Yoshimasa Ishibashi's Milocrorze: A Love Story also plays as the centerpiece film at Japan Cuts, this Sunday, July 10th. Once again, we thank the Lady Miz Diva for sharing this interview with us,... More »

NYAFF 2011: An Interview With Takayuki Yamada, Star of 13 ASSASSINS & MILOCRORZE

[Crossed published at The Diva Review, a very special thanks to the always fabulous, Lady Miz Diva for the following interview with this year's Star Asia Rising Star Award recipient, Takayuki Yamada: star of what is thus far my favorite... More »

NYAFF 2010: Documentaries Are Lying To You - The Tetsuaki Matsue Interview

[The New York Asian Film Festival has wrapped, but here's one last interview for the stack.] Director Tetsuaki Matsue has 5 films to his credit and is already making a name for himself with thought-provoking and insightful documentaries. His recent... More »

NYAFF 2010: Action Actress - The Asami Interview

The adult video star and action queen simply known as Asami has made a name for herself during a relatively short career in gonzo spectacles like Machine Girl (2008), Robogeisha (2009)  and more recently Mutant Girl Squad (2010). Recently at... More »

NYAFF 2010: Simon Sez - An interview with Simon Yam

[Once again thanks goes to the incomparable Diva Velez, for the following interview - one which was edited down from an hour long conversation... oh, to have been there, fan boys...] The Lady Miz Diva:  Mr. Yam, you started your... More »


[ A big thanks to Diva Velez for the following interview with the legend himself. You can find her writings on film at:]The Lady Miz Diva:  I'd like to congratulate you on winning the first Star Asia Lifetime Achievement... More »

THE PROGRAMMERS: Grady Hendrix (New York Asian Film Festival)

Today Twitch launches a new, ongoing interview series. Titled The Programmers we'll be spending the next several weeks putting a series of questions to the people who decide what films make it - and what films don't - into the... More »
By Todd Brown   

NYAFF 09: Kong Hyo-Jin Interview

One of the feature guests at this year's edition of the New York Asian Film Festival was Korean actress Kong Hyo-Jin, present to support the one-two punch of her festival-screening films Crush and Blush and Dachimawa Lee. Charles Webb had... More »
By Todd Brown   

Yoshihiro Nishimura Talks TOKYO GORE POLICE!

Many, many thanks to good friend Andrew Howitt for conducting this interview and to producer Yoko Hayama, who was instrumental in setting things up and a great help in translation. About six weeks ago, I caught a train and... More »
By Todd Brown   
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