Short Movie Time: Yamome (2018)

A pleasant short film that highlights that deception in romance finds its ultimate support in the subject’s desire to be loved.

Blind Bombing, Filmed by a Bat (2019) review [Japan Cuts 2020]

 Introduction Kota Takeuchi is man of many creative talents, but whatever he does – be it painting, filming, or sculpting – it is related to historical or contemporary topics. He is most renowned as being the representative of the man of the iconic webcam performance Finger Pointing Worker (2011). In his latest short, he explores…

Short Movie Time: The Report (2020) [JFFH 2020]

Fukushima’s latest might lack the depth some other short films have, this does not stop his Sci-fi romance music video from being a pleasant narrative that also succeeds in touching the spectator.

Japan Cuts 2020: Our recommendations.

“We introduce our recommendations for this year’s Japan Cuts, including Labyrinth of Cinema (2019), Murders of Oiso (2019), Extro (2020), Roar (2019), and Shell and Joint (2019).”

Short movie time: Stay Home Runway [ 4 short films] (2020)

Introduction That the time of social distancing under the covid-19 pandemic can also be an excellent moment to be creative was already underlined by Shinichiro Ueda and his remotely shot One Cut of The Dead mission: Remote (2020). Another director who took it upon herself to unleash her creativity is none other than Kasumi Hiraoka,…