easy 5 !
Cure is a perfect companion piece to Audition. Both somewhat supernatural serial killer films set in turn of the millennia urban Japan. And just as I experienced with Audition, a rewatch could help me to unpack Cure to the point where I would consider it a 5 star film too.
Kurosawa’s direction is incredible. With multiple one-shot scenes reframing the camera and characters throughout a single take, he turns the simple cut into a surprising and even scary technique. Equally,…