Dan Akira Nishimura s a 2012 graduate of San Francisco State University, where his MA advisors were Professors Aaron Kerner and Joseph McBride. Dan writes about film for Noir City (filmnoirfoundation.org) and the entertainment blog Crimson Kimono.
“Although he pays lip service to the honor code of Bushido, Yonoiʼs facade of the disciplined warrior is transparent. Celliers sees through it. As Yonoi is about to execute Hicksley, Celliers challenges him in the most provocative way, with a defiant kiss.”
“Although he at first resisted, Perkins returned to Norman Bates again and again, in one form or other. Norman’s twitchy eccentricity seeped into many of Perkins’ post-Psycho performances that preceded the run of sequels.”