Japan X We Are X R

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item number:  6EFH9
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 35 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: April 25, 2017
  • Originally Released: 2016
  • Label: Magnolia Home Ent
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: Deleted scenes
    • Deleted interviews: Yoshiki
    • Toshl
    • Pata
    • Heath
    • Sugizo
    • Yoshiki on We Are X
    • "Forever Love" (from the last live performance)
    • "Kurenai" (from the last live performance)
    • "Born to be Free" fan video
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.78
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
    • Subtitles - English, Spanish

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Entertainment Reviews:


Total Count: 26


User Ratings: 326
Invoking the spirit of an epic rock show, WE ARE X expresses all the energy, joy and sadness of X Japan’s music.
Los Angeles Times
Oct 20, 2016
Rating: 1/5 -- When it comes to chronicling their accomplishments on film, all they have to show for themselves is 90 flashy minutes' worth of rockumentary clichés. Full Review
San Diego Reader
Nov 11, 2016
Even if you don't care for the band, Kijak's exuberant style which mirrors the music might win you over. Full Review
Boston Globe
Nov 7, 2016
This fascinating and assured documentary, directed by Stephen Kijak, tells the story of the group X Japan, a cultural institution in its native country, framed around the group’s 2014 reunion concert at Madison Square Garden.
New York Times
Nov 3, 2016
A maddeningly vague primer. Full Review
Village Voice
Nov 2, 2016
3 stars out of 5 -- There’s quite a lot of adolescent-angst talk of death and blood, but some real pathos under the surface shimmer: particularly with drummer Yoshiki, the film’s main focus...
The Guardian
Feb 24, 2017
Rating: 4/5 -- Although incredibly successful underdogs, We Are X undeniably grabs its audience and has them rooting for X Japan's final breakthrough. Full Review
One Room With A View
Mar 15, 2019

Product Description:

Exploring the history of the hugely popular Japanese glam-metal band X Japan, which first formed in Chiba in 1982. This documentary profiles the group's members, looks at their attempts to find success in America, and spotlights their 2014 reunion concert at Madison Square Garden. Directed by Stephen Kijak.


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  • Sales Rank: 122,185
  • UPC: 876964011556
  • Shipping Weight: 0.15/lbs (approx)
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