“Read our report of the Q&A with Takashi Miike and Masataka Kubota we attended and our introduction of the CinemAsia Film Festival. “
“Is the critic merely a marketing tool? Why is there a divide between film-loving audiences and the critics? Has the critic a problem with integrity?”
“In this introductory article, we both present our own personal statement on the current state of film-criticism. These statements will form the basis for a comprehensive discussion on the art and relevance of film criticism.”
Learn about our upcoming projects.
“Find out our top 10 Japanese movies of 2019.”
Japanese language does not resemble Joyce’s language in Finnigan’s wake.
“A funny and very enjoyable visual experience, for adults as well as for children.”
To celebrate the end of this year and to whatever 2019 might bring, we happily release our top ten Japanese movies of 2018.
“The visual as aesthetic is as important for Tezka’s subjectivity as it was for his father’s subjectivity.”
What is logically hidden behind the surface of the film, is the act of composing the narrative space.
Introduction Thursday, I had the honour to attend a screening of Modern Love (English review/Japanese review) in Shinjuku’s K’s Cinema in the presence of the director Takuya and some of the crew-members – a guy responsible for the production design and a female make-up artist.
“A stillness that evokes nothing other than the nature of Japanese traditional culture as such – and the lives it influences.”
Introduction/序論 Again, it is time to celebrate! At the Inca Imperial International Film Festival Masakuza Kaneko’s The Albino’s Tree (2016) received the award for Best Photography and, even better, won the award for the Best Feature Film. While you can read in our review what’s so wonderful about this beautiful nuanced narrative, we also asked Masakuza Kaneko…