"Confessions" director issues 'grotesque' statement, not an apology
Helmer Tetsuya Nakashima plus producers Genki Kawamura and Yuji Ishida are set to make sci-fi actioner "Shingeki no kyojin" (Advancing Titans), based on a hit comicbook series.
Jiang Wen's political satire "Let the Bullets Fly" and Tetsuya Nakashima's Oscar foreign language contender "Confessions" have dominated the nominations for the fifth Asian Film Awards, which take…
The selection of Tetsuya Nakashima's revenge drama "Confessions" as Japan's nominee for a foreign-language Oscar surprised many biz insiders here. Despite its stellar B.O. -- $45 million -- the pic…
Albania “East, West, East” (Gjergj Xhuvani) Algeria “Outside the Law” (Rachid Bouchareb) Argentina “Carancho” (Pablo Trapero) Austria “La Pivellina” (Tizza Covi and Rainer Frimmel) Azerbaijan “The…
This year, the foreign lingo category boasts submissions from 65 countries
With 55 films submitted so far for Oscar foreign-language film consideration, the entry pool sports the usual range of local hits (China's all-time B.O. champ, "Aftershock"), festival highlights…
Born in 1977 into a distinguished Kabuki family, Takako Matsu experienced an elite upbringing, and her progress to the showbiz top was smooth and rapid.
Nicole Kidman, Robert De Niro, Aamir Khan and Catherine Deneuve are among dozens of stars expected to walk the red carpet in Toronto next month, along with scores of helmers including Robert Redford…
South Korea's Puchon Intl. Fantastic Film Festival wrapped its 14th edition Friday, giving out the Best of Puchon Award to Korean helmer Jang Cheol-su's "Bedevilled."
Non-mainstream Japanese dramas and comedies routinely receive substantial critical acclaim internationally, but a new wave of low-budget cult pics is slipping under the radar and gathering an…