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Chris Marker's LEVEL FIVE

French film essayist Chris Marker (LA JETEE, A GRIN WITHOUT A CAT, LE JOLI MAI) singular place in cinema is distinguished by a constant probing of how he, and we, come to experience time, memory, history and cinema itself. 205 more words

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2014 British Arrow Awards

This annual juried survey (37th edition), formerly called the British Television Advertising Awards, never fails to deliver an entertaining mix of commercial creativity of the highest order. 119 more words

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Japanese Currents: THE TALE OF IYA

Tokushima Prefecture’s Iya Valley, a stunningly beautiful natural area of southern Japan, is the true star of Tsuta’s tantalizing feature. The film follows two strands: Haruna (Rina Takeda), a teenage girl who, as a baby, was the only survivor of a wreck. 183 more words

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Japanese Currents: DISCONCERTO

Tatsushi Omori’s new film, starring hot young actors Eita and Ryuhei Matsuda, is a freewheeling, idiosyncratic dive into big social issues through the unlikely lens of a buddy comedy. 178 more words

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Japanese Currents: UZUMASA LIMELIGHT

In this loose remake of Charlie Chaplin’s LIMELIGHT (1952), Ochiai thrusts the viewer into the highly structured world of chanbara (samurai film) production, but with a very particular subject: … 181 more words

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Japanese Currents: THE KINGDOM OF DREAMS AND MADNESS

Studio Ghibli, Japan’s most influential animation studio and one of the world’s most famous, is the subject of this fascinating documentary. With a heavy focus on the production of master animator and studio chief Hayao Miyazaki’s final film THE WIND RISES, Sunada explores the nuts and bolts of producing an animated feature from start to finish. 145 more words

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Japanese Currents: PATEMA INVERTED

“An exhilarating tale of star-crossed love and overcoming impossible odds, PATEMA INVERTED is the richly inventive new film from young gun of the anime scene, Yasuhiro Yoshiura. 157 more words

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