Moviegoing Memories: Takashi Miike

Published on Feb 14, 2020

Moviegoing Memories: Takashi Miike

Moviegoing Memories is a series of short interviews with filmmakers about going to the movies. Takashi Miike's First Love is Mubi Go's Film of the Week of February 14, 2020.Notebook: How would you describe your movie in the least amount of words?Takashi Miike: "Super B movie."Notebook: Where and what is your favorite movie theater? Why is it your favorite?Miike: Osaka Shochikuza in Dotonbori, Osaka. When I was in junior high school, I went to see Chaplin's City Lights, which was being screened as a revival. Unfortunately it was full and standing room only so I gave up. Then I ended up seeing The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. I felt that something popped in the heart of a pure boy. My life would have been different if City Lights wasn’t full. Thanks to Charlie Chaplin and Tobe Hooper.Notebook: What is the most memorable movie screening of your life?

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