By Orrin Grey
Kwaidan. Director: Masaki Kobayashi. Cast: Rentaro Mikuni, Michiyo Aratama. Country: Japan.
I’m just going to throw this out there: Kwaidan is boring. I know that saying that makes me a philistine, but it’s true. Kwaidan is frequently gorgeous and visually inventive, but it’s also boring. I said last time that Onmyoji is a movie with a surprisingly laconic pace, but compared to Kwaidan, Onmyoji is a Michael Bay film.
I have, as it transpires, seen …