Hideo Sakaki's manga adaptation is an oil-and-water mix of outrageous carnal comedy and disconcertingly earnest emotion.
Tokyo Film Festival
A dog bears silent witness to various human-societal ills in this modest but accomplished drama.
Amin Jafari's film explores the generation gap in Iran with a certain high-intensity bravado before bogging down in the last lap.
After last year's excellent 'Bwakaw,' Filipino writer-director Jun Robles Lana is in more familiar melodramatic territory here.
TOKYO — The Tokyo International Film Festival today unveiled the line-up for its 26th edition, which will unspool Oct. 17-25 in Tokyo’s Roppongi Hills entertainment and shopping complex. The…
This lyrical meditation on crows in the Japanese capital offers a rewarding wide for viewers who can go with the flow.
Tokyo — Chinese director Chen Kaige will head the competition jury at the 26th Tokyo Intl. Film Festival, set to unspool Oct. 22-24. Chen's association with the festival goes back to its sixth…
The Tokyo International Film Festival's new bosses promise 'renewal' as they unveil "Captain Phillips" as the opening film and refresh three sidebars
ANNECY — Japan's TV Tokyo has boarded animated TV series "Calimero" in partnership with Japanese publishing house Kodansha. The move adds another element to the international roll-out of the…
Guaranteed to vex Ozu devotees and bore mainstream auds, "Tokyo Family" is a bland and indigestible 146-minute "homage" to "Tokyo Story."
Lorraine Levy's "The Other Son," a drama about two families -- one Israeli, the other Palestinian -- that are shaken by a case of mistaken identity, scooped the Tokyo Sakura Grand Prix at the 25th…