Kushina (2018) review [OAFF 2018]

“A strong statement against suffocating parental desires, desires that do not give the child the necessary space and time to let his own desire comes to fruition.”

Short Movie Time: Jujuba (2018)

“An evocative expression of subjectivity (…) that successfully reveals how beyond non-understanding subjects do define each other through the signifier/word.” 

Hydra (2019) review [JFFH 2019]

“Kensuke Sonomura’s entertaining action-noir narrative does convince us of the fact that he, if given a bigger budget and better technical equipment, could make cinematographical products far more entertaining and far more gripping.”

Japanese cinema newsflashes (29/01/2020).

“In this news article, we provide information about upcoming screenings, present a short review of Hikari’s 37 Seconds, inform directors of the Call of Entries for the SKIP CITY International Festival, and introduce the winners of this years Blue Ribbon Awards.”

Mimicry Freaks (2019) review

“An amazing horror film and a gripping exploration of the cycle of abuse and the horrors child-abuse quite often lead to.”

Japanese cinema newsflashes (17/01/2020).

In this article, we provide information about upcoming screenings, explore the nominations for the Japanese academy awards, introduce our short review of Weathering with You (2019), and present trailers for movies we find interesting.