Hiroyuki Sanada

Biography

Hiroyuki Sanada is the star of Oscar nominated "The Last Samurai," directed by Edward Zwick, and "The Twilight Samurai," directed by Yoji Yamada, for which Sanada won the Award of the Japanese Academy for Best Actor (his second such award from five nominations). "Sharaku," directed by Masahiro Shinoda, was an official selection for the Cannes Film Festival in 1995. Sanada also starred in the original Japanese version of the modern horror-classic "The Ring," directed by Hideo Nakata.

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The Railway Man

9th January 2014 -

 Movie Review

A terrific true story is oddly underplayed in this sober, sedate drama about reconciliation and making peace with the past. Strikingly complex performances from Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman help give the film some deeper...

47 Ronin - International Trailer

30th October 2013 -

 Video

Kai is a half-English and half-Japanese outsider who was exiled from his homeland, beaten within an inch of his life and enslaved for his heritage. Now he is stronger; an accomplished fighter with an ability...

47 Ronin

10th October 2013 -

 Video

Kai is an outsider, banished from his home, beaten and forced into slavery for being half-English and half-Japanese. He was among a small group of samurais exiled after the dishonourable death of their leader, and...

The Railway Man

10th September 2013 -

 Video

Eric Lomax was a British Officer in World War II who found himself a prisoner of war after he and several of his comrades were ambushed in Singapore. Forced to work on the Thailand-Burma Railway,...

US Weekend Box Office: The Wolverine Cuts The Competition Despite Critical Reaction

29th July 2013 -

 News

The Wolverine, starring Hugh Jackman, has placed at number one in the US Weekend Box Office. The latest instalment in the X-Men franchise sees Wolverine a.k.a. Logan visit Japan in order to face his past....

The Wolverine

25th July 2013 -

 Movie Review

It's only been four years since 2009's X-men Origins: Wolverine, and it's hard to see how this film does anything to correct that film's messy plot, harsh editing and uninteresting action. This one has a...

The Wolverine

22nd July 2013 -

 Video

Logan is the mutant Wolverine who, along with a skeleton of adamantium, retractable claws and heightened senses, possesses a healing power that renders him ageless and immortal. To most, this would be a gift, but...

The Wolverine

5th April 2013 -

 Video

Logan's mutant ability to survive almost anything is beginning to take its toll. After alienating himself from his X-Men peers and being forced to kill the love of his life Jean Grey to save everyone...

Sunshine, Trailer Stream

30th January 2007 -

 Video

Sunshine Trailer The Sun is dying, and mankind is dying with it. Our last hope: a spaceship and a crew of eight men and women. They carry a device which will breathe new life into...

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