Kontora (2019) review [Japan Cuts 2020]

“A very atmospheric but rather restrained exploration of the difficulty subjects face in their attempt to break their subjective deadlock and start their search for a desire.”

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.”

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.   

Top 10 Japanese movies of 2018

To celebrate the end of this year and to whatever 2019 might bring, we happily release our top ten Japanese movies of 2018.

Bad Poetry Tokyo (2018) Review

“A splendid debut full-length feature […] poignantly underlining the destructive effects of abuse on subjectivity as such.”