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Stray Dog (Oct. 17, 1949)


Stray Dog (1949)
Directed by Akira Kurosawa
Toho Company

Akira Kurosawa’s ninth film is one of my personal favorites. I love a good police procedural, and… 1,234 more words

Film Noir

Sometimes it only takes one: Kawase at Cannes 2014

For those of you who do not know, Cannes International Film Festival is just around the corner. The most prestigious (and yeah, to some, the most pretentious) event on anyone’s calendar in the world of film. 212 more words

Cannes 2014

Ringu (Ring, Japan 1998)

(These notes were first used for an education event in 2002)

Based on the 1991 novel (with the same title) by Suzuki Koji, the film… 2,743 more words

Japanese Cinema

Studio Ghibli's - POM POKO - out on dual format Dvd/Blu Ray edition

POM POKO (PG) 1994 JAPAN TAKAHATA, ISAO 2 DISC DUAL FORMAT EDITION DVD & BLU-RAY £19.99
Acclaimed Japanese animated feature from Studio Ghibli. deep in the forest, a group of magical shape-shifting raccoons live happily together. 64 more words

Japanese Cinema

Ugetsu (1953)

Or, if you want the complete, expanded name, Ugetsu Monogatari (Tales of Moonlight and Rain), named for the collection of supernatural stories by 18th century Japanese writer, Ueda Akinari. 2,248 more words

Other Cinema

5 centimeters per second by Makoto Shinkai

Byōsoku 5 senchimētoru
2007/Japan
Directed by Makoto Shinkai
Screenplay by Makoto Shinkai

Stars: Kenji Mizuhashi, Yoshimi Kondou, Satomi Hanamura
Production Co: CoMix Wave
Music by Tenmon… 2,034 more words

Anime

12th and 13th of 15 Kaiju Posts by Nathan Webb

#3: Gojira

April 18, 2014 at 5:13pm

Yeah, you knew I couldn’t have a list like this and not pay my respects to the King.  Ladies and Gentleman, give it up for the one, the only, the face of Kaiju everywhere, the /original/ movie Kaiju, the King of Monsters, GOJIRA! 3,308 more words

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