"Spectre" opened atop the Japanese box office, bowing on 591 screens with Sony disti.ting,
Former Warner Japan head William Ireton to receive "Golden Gross" Special Recognition Award from the Japan Association of Theatre Owners
"The Little Prince" topped the Japanese box office in its second weekend on release, rising from the number three spot.
"Tharlo," a drama about a shepherd's encounter with the big city and love, was awarded the Grand Prize at Tokyo Filmex.
TOKYO — Setsuko Hara, the muse of Yasujiro Ozu as well as other directors of Japanese cinema's 1950s and ’60s Golden Age, died on September 5 of pneumonia in a hospital in Kanagawa Prefecture…
"Raintree Country" won the three-day holiday weekend, Nov. 21-23, at the Japanese box office. "Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt 2" opened in a lowly ninth place.
"Mozu," a cop actioner based on a hit TV series co-produced by Wowow and TBS, won its second-straight weekend at the Japanese box office.
The Koki Mitani sci-fi comedy "Galaxy Turnpike" won its second straight weekend at the Japanese box office.
"Nise -- The Heart of Madness," Brazilian director Roberto Berliner's biopic about a crusading woman doctor, was awarded the Tokyo Grand Prix.
Takeshi Kitano was in an only mildly confrontational mood Tuesday for the Tokyo premiere of "Mozu,"
"Galaxy Turnpike," the first venture into sci-fi by comedy director Koki Mitani, topped the Japanese box office in its first weekend.