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My Japan Foundation Film Tour Top Five

You don’t get much chance to see Japanese films in London (or the rest of the UK) but, thanks to the Japan Foundation, over the next couple of weeks there’s going to be a positive glut. 412 more words


Hugh Jackman stars, sings J-pop cover, and speaks Japanese in ads for Toyota【Videos】

When you get to be as big a company as Toyota, you can afford to go out and get A-list talent for your commercials… 549 more words


Battle Royale: The Complete Collection

“Beat” Takeshi Kitano is a true renaissance man in Japan, but little known – except to hardcore fans – in the rest of the world. Our film pick for the day was Takeshi’s “Sonatine”, which he wrote, directed, and starred in. 213 more words

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#ActionWednesday - Sonatine (1993)

Before we go too far in to this look, let it be known that no less a fan than Quentin Tarantino released the English subtitled version of this picture as one of the first releases under his “Rolling Thunder” distribution. 276 more words