Miike Takashi's blood-spattered shocker about teens forced to play a deadly game opened atop the Japanese B.O.
Sony CEO, Kazuo Hirai forecast that revenues at Sony Pictures Entertainment would be in the $10-$11 billion range by 2017-18 fiscal year.
Ken Takakura, who first rose to stardom in the 1960s playing yakuza outlaws, but later became Hollywood's go-to actor for made-in-Japan films, died on Nov. 10 at age 83 of malignant lymphoma. A…
TOKYO — Softbank, the Japanese investment conglomerate that recently held acquisition talks with DreamWorks Animation, has launched a new streaming service for Japanese smartphone users. It allows…
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Docu-style comedy about three flatmates who happen to be vampires won the audience award for best narrative feature at the Hawaii International Film Festival.
Yoshihiro Fukagawa's drama about a young widow whose dead husband returns to the world in order to help with the baby, was the weekend winner.
At age 73, Hayao Miyazaki is still capable of surprises. He has an atelier, just behind the main Studio Ghibli building, on a narrow and quiet street in a suburb of Tokyo. Surrounded by trees, it…
Tokyo: “Expendables 3″ topped the Japanese box office for the Nov. 1-2 weekend, earning $1.57 million on 154,544 admissions on 314 screens. The pic's take for the three-day holiday weekend…
HONOLULU – “Sea Fog,” Korean director Shim Sung-Bo's debut feature about an illegal immigrant smuggling operation that goes wrong, won the Golden Orchid top prize at the Hawaii International Film…