HONG KONG - Retro-horror film "Rigor Mortis" by first time director Juno Mak scared up solid sales business at the recent American Film Market for seller Fortissimo Films. The picture was licensed to…
LYON - Japan's Shochiku is driving into the international classics business, tapping into a 4,000-title catalogue that includes vaunted masterpieces such as "Tokyo Story" and "The Ballad of…
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…
Japanese movie giant, Shochiku is to allow smartphones to pay for movie tickets. The move is aimed at attracting younger patrons.
Guaranteed to vex Ozu devotees and bore mainstream auds, "Tokyo Family" is a bland and indigestible 146-minute "homage" to "Tokyo Story."
Nagisa Oshima, one of the Young Turks who launched Japanese cinema's New Wave in the 1950s and later became the most internationally prominent Japanese helmer of his generation, helming the erotic…
Japan's Shochiku has acquired all Japanese rights to Spanish horror film "Blind Alley," which world preems in Competition Friday at the Sitges Festival.
"Abacus and Sword" has accomplished the seemingly impossible -- a samurai film with no action whatsoever.
Shochiku is offering its iconic "Tora-san" pic franchise on its Shochiku online site on a pay-per-view basis -- the first time the films have appeared online.
Shochiku is offering its iconic "Tora-san" pic series on its Shochiku Online site on a PPV basis -- the first time the series has appeared online.
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Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Daily: $437,117 Cumulative: $6.8M Relativity Media -25.73%