Devoid of much of the fantasia of Miyazaki’s more outwardly visionary work, it still endures as his most beloved film.
These characters, as unique as they are, are nevertheless of a fundamental relation to that of all Jarmusch creations.
Farhadi utilizes living quarters as an area of adversity rather than comfort.
From the opening moments of Jia’s film, something strange is afoot.
One of the best and most under-seen American indies of the last few years arrives in an impressive package from Music Box Films.
These early films point toward the nascent Japanese New Wave which would stake an even more unruly stance at the dawn of the ‘60s.
One of Hong’s most effortless triumphs, a primary-colored comedy which nonchalantly dispenses hard truths, uncomfortable revelations, and spontaneous laughs.
As in much of Luis Buñuel’s preceding work, the film’s ingredients don’t immediately appear compatible.
Kinoshita's 1958 restaging of a harrowing Japanese folk tradition is at once stylistically theatrical and emotionally authentic.
The decade extending from the mid-‘60s onward was, in general, one of transition for a Japanese film industry concluding its golden age.
Gainsborough Pictures took the melodrama to heights yet untouched with a series of audacious, preposterous tales of treachery and deceit