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Ogawa Production retrospective at Cinéma du réel (March 23-April 28)

This year Cinéma du réel, one of the most prestigious documentary film festivals, will kick off its 40th edition this coming Friday, among the more anticipated events of the Parisian festival there will be a special focus on… 552 more words

Japanese Cinema

It Was Never About the Truth

Many films have made the viewers guess who is the culprit and what is the truth. Confusing the viewers with multiple pieces of conflicting evidence, these films have earned the participatory spectatorship that pursues the narrative goal – finding the truth. 1,166 more words


Room for Let (Kashima ari, Japan1959)

This was a title in the Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme screened at the Sheffield Showroom. I think this was the only title screened from 35mm. 663 more words


The Third Murder Review

Following the success of his family dramas Like Father, Like Son, which won the Jury Prize at 2013 Cannes Film Festival, Our Little Sister, which competed for Palme d’Or at the 2015  Cannes Film Festival, and the critically acclaimed… 635 more words


Japanese action movie - RE:BORN - out on dual format Dvd/Blu Ray

Ex soldier Toshiro, lives peacefully but finds it hard to contain his destructive impulses. When his former commanding officer gets him to join him they embark on a violent mission against a group of ruthless assassins. 41 more words

Japanese Cinema

Ishiro Honda's Godzilla and the Rise of the Kaiju Movie

Name a more iconic duo than King Kong and Godzilla, battling it out while manned helicopters are crunched between their fingertips, bouncing off their heads like swatted flies. 520 more words

Movie Review of A Page of Madness (Kurutta ippeji)

Director : Teinosuke Kinugasa

Language : Japan

Year : 1926

If there is one film that shows chaos in its true intensity, this is it. 77 more words