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"Ertugrul 1890" reveals how it all starts with a century-old disaster.
A 2016 black comedy that skewers the Japanese film industry in a tale of sex and failure.
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Makato Shinkai's 2016 film "Your Name" is a vibrantly-animated meditation on memory in Japanese culture, told through the story of a teenage body swap.
A heartfelt Japanese film with a somewhat misleading title (fortunately).
2013 was a good year for Japanese aviation fans. Hayao Miyazaki released his magnum opus The Wind Rises, a fictionalized biopic of Jiro Horikoshi (the...
In an interview with the Yomiuri Shimbun, Japanese director Takeshi Kitano discussed how, for his 2010 film Outrage, his only ambition was to be entertaining....
Steamy sex scenes, dark secrets, and broken dreams —“pink film” kingpin Ryuichi Hiroki does it again. A multi-threaded drama featuring a Korean call girl, an aspiring...
Imagine if one day, while carrying papers into a chemistry classroom, you fall upon a walnut that grants you the ability to–literally–jump through time. This...
What do you get when you cross the internet’s favorite animal with sword-wielding Japanese warriors? Well, something a lot like the 2014 Japanese comedy-drama Neko...
This movie helps explain why Turkey and Japan are such good friends
Interview: Chinese director Pengfei on “The Taste of Rice Flower”
Review: Menashe (United States, 2017)
Review: The Taste of Rice Flower (China, 2017)
Trailer: Feng Xiaogang’s latest movie “Youth” premieres Sep 30, 2017
Review: Servant of the People 2 (Ukraine, 2016)
Review: Lowlife Love (Japan, 2016)
Interview: Wang Yu-lin on Taiwanese aborigines and gender identity in “Alifu, The Prince/ss”