TOKYO — “American Sniper” won its second straight weekend at the Japanese box office, earning $2.43 million on 242,428 admissions for the Feb. 28-March 1 period, while pushing its nine-day total over…
TOKYO — Takashi Yamazaki's controversial World War II kamikaze drama "The Eternal Zero" swept eight Japan Academy prizes at the 38th awards ceremony, held at a Tokyo hotel Friday evening. Based on a…
Twin parks at full capacity, need upgrades to grow.
Japanese filmmaker Hayato Sakuta is to take part in a five-day immersion program in Los Angeles after winning first prize at the Digital Hollywood University, a one-day educational event organized in…
John Lasseter and Shinzo Abe were on the same wavelength, despite different sartorial inclinations.
The rights market that accompanies the Tokyo International Film Festival is still abbreviated as TIFFCOM, but its remit now goes far wider than movie rights.
Attention to detail included reproduction of Nippon manholes. New software packages allowed better light control, denser crowds.
The Tokyo Filmex festival has set nine pictures for its international competition.
Two new movies by sci-fi auteur Mamoru Oshi will unspool at the Tokyo festival
TOKYO — “Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends,” the second installment of a two-parter about a reformed sword-wielding assassin in post-feudal-era Japan, opened at number one with $8.6 million on 718,000…
TOKYO — Lawson, a major Japanese convenience store chain, has acquired multiplex operator United Cinemas, company officials announced today. The deal, said to be worth nearly $100 million, will give…