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She's Just a Shadow (2019)

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A beautiful Japanese madam and her ladies. A deranged, drug-addled Tokyo gangster and his crew. A sadistic serial killer on the loose. The intersection of these stories, and the interior world of the characters, plays out against a dreamlike backdrop of ultraviolence and orgiastic sex, as everyone tries futilely to rewrite their futures and cheat death. A modern, dreamlike take on the gangster genre, SHE'S JUST A SHADOW is the action-packed story of a matriarchal crime family engaged in a vicious gang war. A deranged killer is leaving his victims on railroad tracks all over Tokyo, and the only thing more dangerous than him is the vicious love triangle within the family itself.

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Writer/director Adam Sherman's apparent disinterest in his characters' hang-ups is maybe best illustrated by his movie's aimless plot.

July 19, 2019 | Rating: .5/4 | Full Review…

Whatever is going on here, I suspect only the writer and director, Adam Sherman, knows for sure.

July 18, 2019 | Full Review…

This utterly tasteless crime film about Tokyo's top madam, a drug dealer, a serial killer is one of the worst films of the year.

July 17, 2019 | Rating: 0/4 | Full Review…

Sherman piles on the gratuitous gore, nudity, drug consumption and reprehensible attitude towards women for the sake of it. Nihilistic and offensive, it leaves you with more than a sour taste.

July 17, 2019 | Rating: 2/10 | Full Review…

Whether or not one is seduced by the sensual appeal of it all, it's impossible to deny that this is a cinematic masterpiece.

July 16, 2019 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

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