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Though he made more than 60 films, Connery was most closely affiliated with the debonair fictional British spy he portrayed seven times.
Journalist Jon Mitchell has spent 10 years probing the contamination of the Asia-Pacific region by the American and Japanese governments.
Monkey’s inaugural volume features a who’s who of contemporary Japanese literature, with a food theme to tie the contributions together.
Eiji Han Shimizu seeks to accurately reflect the experiences of prisoners in North Korean camps with his animated film.
Masaharu Take’s films have always focused on painful stories about Japan’s “under-class,” people who are often overlooked in a nation stereotyped as monolithically well-to-do.
He came to New York from Tokyo to make it as a jazz musician, and he did, landing gigs in several touring bands and leading ...
Cannes winner Shinji Aoyama and the pop group collective Exile Tribe joined forces for this film about the complexities of personal relationships.
Hideyuki Tokigawa’s film romanticizes the heyday of Hiroshima’s strip theaters and the dancers who brought late-night fantasies to life.
Social distancing and staying at home has led people to take up playing things such as the guitar or the ukulele.
Irwin Wong’s personal project, which began with photos of craftspeople he admired, is now an insightful deep dive on Japan’s traditional crafts.
Ryuunji temple’s head priest, Shinsuke Hosokawa, offers encouragement and friendly advice with 52 Zen sayings and simple English explanations.
“Demon Slayer” shocked the film industry with its pandemic-defying opening weekend. But in truth, COVID-19 may have helped boost its popularity.
This year’s TIFF ambassador discusses the festival experience, the effects of COVID-19 on the film industry, and discovering his inner Marie Kondo.
Festival/Tokyo, known for its focus on young artists and edgy productions, has shifted the annual festival's emphasis from live performances to online ones.
Naomi Kawase’s drama tackles child adoption and teenage pregnancy with seriousness and compassion, while drawing a stand-out performance from Aju Makita.
Takeshi Fukunaga’s film centered on the indigenous people of northern Japan tells the story of a 14-year-old boy learning to appreciate his heritage.
Halloween is only 10 days away, so here’s a list of J-horror films to watch each day to settle into the spooky season.
More than 3.4 million people put the risk of virus infection aside to turn up for the opening weekend of "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba ...
Film fans will have the chance to get their hands on the thigh-high patent leather boots worn by Julia Roberts in "Pretty Woman" or Tom ...
Academy-award winner Jeff Bridges, known for his role in the 1998 film "The Big Lebowski," has been diagnosed with lymphoma, the actor announced on Monday ...