A Japanese indie with the soul of a 1970s American film -- a project that might've caught Hal Ashby's eye, for example -- and a cast of wise-cracking slackers who'd be right at home in a movie like…
Tokyo Intl. Film Festival
Set almost entirely in a Tehran apartment, where the action unspools virtually in real time, Nima Javidi's unnerving debut takes an incredibly relatable premise and invites audiences to speculate…
On a planet no one's ever heard of, three species no one cares about are caught in a genocidal battle for reasons no one understands. These are the so-called "Garm Wars."
What's blue and white and read all over? That would be Doraemon, a time-traveling robot cat from the 22nd century who ranks as the all-time most popular comicbook (or "manga") character among…
A Japanese teen manages to stop an alien infection before it spreads to his brain, but is then forced to coexist with the mutant creature when it takes control of his right arm.
The lesser known but no less interesting Euro side of "The French Connection" story finally gets its due in Cedric Jimenez's "The Connection" (aka "La French"), a meaty, export-ready true-crime saga.
In "Big Hero 6," an obscure Marvel Comics title gives the Mouse House's toon division just enough raw material to assemble its own superhero franchise.
The 26th edition of the Tokyo Intl. Film Festival opened Oct. 17 with dozens of stars and celebs from Japan, Asia and elsewhere walking the green carpet (made from recycled materials to symbolizes…