Hayao Miyazaki's hauntingly beautiful historical epic draws a sober portrait of Japan between the two World Wars.
ANNECY — Japanese anime studio Tezuka is in early conversations to create local versions around the world of its most famous property, and indeed one of the foundations of Japan's distinctive anime…
TOKYO Japanese horror films are known to break ground with their dark and violent content, but pics with gruesome content were unwelcome in local theaters following the March 11, 2011, earthquake and…
Hoshino, one of the few women at the highest executive level in the country in any industry (Japan has the lowest number of top female execs in major companies among all the advanced economies)…
Pubcasters NHK in Japan and CBC in Canada have received the 2012 Intl. Emmys for news and current affairs, respectively.
Helmer-producer Stu Levy has partnered with AMC Theaters to release his docu "Pray for Japan" in 14 North American cities for a single-screening engagement on March 14.
With declining auds, closed plexes and scrapped projects, the film biz has suffered like many other industries following the Great East Japan Earthquake, but it has nonetheless played a role in…
The unmarked, nondescript front of North Hollywood's Extasy recording studio belies its rather remarkable inhabitants.
The Walt Disney Co. has donated $2.5 million to the American Red Cross to support humanitarian aid efforts connected to the earthquake and tsunami that has devastated northern Japan.
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.7M Cumulative:$253.1M Disney -66.09%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$146.8M Paramount Pictures -73.58%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$16.9M Warner Brothers / New Line -60.81%