The World War II homefront drama "Post Card" by 99-year-old helmer Kaneto Shindo has been selected as Japan's entry for the best foreign-language film Oscar.
The sponsors of the 10 a.m. Movie Festival, which comprises screenings of 50 classic pics at 10 a.m. at 50 venues across Japan, have declared the event a success.
TOKYO -- Sony has hired former U.S. Homeland Security deputy undersecretary Philip Reitinger as its security chief.
Skip City Intl. D-Cinema Festival, Japan's first d-cinema fest, unveiled the lineup for its 8th edition on Monday.
Helmer Bennett Miller's pro-baseball drama "Moneyball," starring Brad Pitt, will close the 24th Tokyo Film Festival on Oct. 30.
Toei, one of the Japan's top three studios, has announced production of a pic to celebrate the 60th anniversary of its founding.
Visitor numbers for Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea have rebounded strongly following month-long closures forced by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, Oriental Land prexy Kyoichiro Uenishi has…
The Japanese, once one of the most TV-addicted people on the planet, are drifting away from the tube -- forcing networks to scramble for other sources of revenue, from pic production, satellite…
Actor Ken Takakura, an icon in Japan since the 1960s, is making his first pic in six years, "Anata E" (To You).
Shinsuke Shimada, a comedian and emcee who has been ubiquitous on Japanese TV for decades, quit showbiz Tuesday after cellphone emails came to light revealing his too-cozy relationship with an…
A demonstration against Fuji TV's heavy rotation of Korean drama programming attracted an estimated 6,000 to 10,000 protesters on Sunday.