The latest all out Yakuza War from “Beat” Takeshi Kitano.
Read the full Review over at Cinapse.co (Originally Published 3/7/14).
Sheffield’s Showroom Cinema will host a number of films as part of East Side Stories, presented by the Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme.
The series, which will run from the 7th to the 13th of March, offers an introduction to Japanese cinema through the framework of youth. 458 more words
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Thesis: A diverse career: spanning from a family rooted in the entertainment industry, traditional women’s films, to playing the most conventional women’s roles…then finally to abandoning the entire studio system. 313 more words
In every film by Hayao Miyazaki up to THE WIND RISES, there was something at stake. The hero (or, more often, the heroine) was involved in a life-or-death struggle (NAUSICAA OF THE VALLEY OF THE WIND, CASTLE IN THE SKY, PRINCESS MONONOKE) or faced some coming-of-age challenge that was of immense importance to their maturation (MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO, KIKI’S DELIVERY SERVICE, SPIRITED AWAY). 3,022 more words