ROME – Hong Kong hitmaker Pang Ho-cheung’s slice-of-life dramedy “Aberdeen” will open the 16th Far East Festival in Udine, Italy, Europe's biggest showcase of genre and mainstream Asian cinema, where…
TOKYO — Japan has picked Ishii Yuya's quirky drama “The Great Passage” (Fune o Amu) as its contender for the foreign-language Academy Awards race. It stars Matsuda Ryuhei as a nerdy bookworm who…
Rakuten, a diversified Japanese Internet services company, signed an agreement to acquire Viki, a global video streaming startup built to expand the reach of premium content via crowd-sourced…
This lyrical meditation on crows in the Japanese capital offers a rewarding wide for viewers who can go with the flow.
TOKYO — Two major Japanese banks, Mizuho and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust, are expected to underwrite a government-backed fund to support exports of cultural products, including cartoons, films, music, food…
TOKYO — Satellite platform operator Sky Perfect JSAT, together 50 other Japanese companies, including major commercial networks, is gearing up to launch a Pan-Asian satellite service for Japanese…
TOKYO — In what was supposed to be one of its friendliest foreign markets, Japan, "Pacific Rim" ended its opening weekend, August 10-11, with a so-so sixth rank on the box office chart…
The first official footage of Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros.’ “Godzilla” won’t be shown at Comic-Con until Saturday, but those visiting the “Godzilla Encounter” throughout the week, will come…
Aiming to emulate Korean content in Asia, six leading Japanese broadcasters are to team with government to promote Japanese TV programming abroad.
After a disaster-plagued 2011, the Japanese B.O. rebounded in 2012, gaining 7.7% to $2.14 billion on 155 million admissions, according to figures compiled by the Motion Pictures Producers Association…
The Writers Guild of America West has named four Japanese filmmakers -- Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Ryuzo Kikushima and Hideo Oguni -- as the honorees for its Jean Renoir Award for…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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