VOX POPULI: Perpetrator of brazen bonuses
VOX POPULI: Perpetrator of brazen bonuses theft a mystery 50 years on：The Asahi Shimbun Asahi ShimbunOn a rainy December morning in 1968, a bank's cash transport car carrying about 300 million yen in bonuses for employees of Toshiba Corp.'s Fuchu plant was ...
Posted on 9 December 2018 | 7:15 pm
Holiday Giveaway : Film Movement Blu-ray
Holiday Giveaway : Film Movement Blu-ray Contest Seat42FSeat42F and Film Movement have teamed up to give three lucky winners an awesome FILM CLUB prize pack featuring THE GREAT SILENCE, THE SISSI ...
Posted on 6 December 2018 | 12:00 am
The Hollywood Breakouts of 2018 - GQ
The Hollywood Breakouts of 2018 GQClaire Foy, Black Panther's Winston Duke, the cast of Succession, and more made GQ's annual roster of talent on the come-up.
Posted on 30 November 2018 | 12:00 am
Holiday Giveaway : FILM MOVEMENT PLUS
Holiday Giveaway : FILM MOVEMENT PLUS Subscription Seat42FSeat42F and Film Movement have teamed up to give three lucky winners a FILM MOVEMENT PLUS annual subscription. For a chance to win send an email to ...
Posted on 28 November 2018 | 12:00 am
Ex-mobsters find purpose in film roles -
Ex-mobsters find purpose in film roles WTVACNN's Ivan Watson goes inside the Takakura-gumi acting agency where dozens of ex-gangsters have found work in the film industry by playing their former ...
Posted on 26 November 2018 | 12:00 am
John Wick: ‘a symphony of shots to the
Keanu Reeves’ new revenge flick John Wick takes fast-paced action and Kill Bill body counts to a new level. It’s perfect for a man of so few words Related: John Wick review – a thrill ride driven by a relentless vengeance machine Keanu Reeves’s ridiculously entertaining and violent new thriller John Wick marks a return to form for the most taciturn man in modern Hollywood, and also arrests ...
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 1:00 am
Is Asian cinema caught in a festival feeding
On March 5, tickets went on sale for Joe Hisaishi’s concert at a 1,200-seat theater in Udine, Italy — and they were sold out in less than a week. In Japan, where Hisaishi is well known as a composer for his soundtracks to films by Hayao Miyazaki, Takeshi Kitano and many others, this rush for […] The post Is Asian cinema caught in a festival feeding frenzy? appeared first on The Japan Times .
Posted on 18 March 2015 | 3:04 pm
‘Wednesday 04:45’ – stylish Greek
It starts off quietly: a middle-aged man (Stelios Mainas) with a jazz club, a wife in the suburbs (Maria Nafpliotou) and a bit on the side pondering his life.
Posted on 15 March 2015 | 11:39 pm
Angfa Co. Recreates Absurd Retro Game with
The game, which features design input from actor / director / poet / comedian / etc. Takeshi Kitano, aka Beat Takeshi, was legendarily bizarre and nearly impossible to play to completion. Now, for a limited time, Angfa Co. - a Japanese company dedicated to ...
Posted on 14 August 2015 | 7:13 am
Chinese Independent Filmmakers Look to
The festival gave an award to Office Kitano, the production company of Takeshi Kitano, the prominent Japanese director and actor, for the company’s help in producing films from Asia. Of the 33 films in the festival’s main competitions, one-third are ...
Posted on 13 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Japan's Takeshi Kitano to Play
The iconic Japanese actor will appear in American director Wayne Wang's first Japan-set feature, "While the Women Are Sleeping." The film is told from the perspective of a Japanese writer (Hidetoshi Nishijima), who meets a mysterious older man (Kitano ...
Posted on 13 July 2015 | 12:46 am
Takeshi Kitano Stars as Pervert in Wayne
Director/actor Takeshi Kitano is starring in Wayne Wang’s “While the Women Are Sleeping,” a drama based on a Javier Marias short story about a struggling Japanese author who befriends a mysterious couple at a seaside resort. This is first time in ...
Posted on 12 July 2015 | 1:04 pm
Takeshi Kitano’s gang of nursing-home
Takeshi Kitano has had some of his biggest critical and commercial successes with gangster films, beginning with his 1993 international breakthrough “Sonatine” and continuing through to his 2012 hit “Outrage Beyond” (“Beyond Outrage”), which ...
Posted on 30 April 2015 | 6:00 pm
Kitano examines cruel art in Venice entry
Takeshi Kitano presents a portrait of an artist who sacrifices his family and nearly his own life in pursuit of art in his new film "Achilles and the Tortoise."
Posted on 28 August 2008 | 2:23 pm
Open Question: What is the best
I'm weird but I thought Sonatine and Hana-bi weren't his best works. In order, I liked Outage, Boiling Point, Violent Cop, Outrage 2, Hana-bi, Sonatine and lastly Brother.
He's probably the greatest director of our time and Americans should be more appreciative of his work.
Posted on 9 June 2017 | 11:43 am
Open Question: Zaotichi: Takeshi Kitano or
If you know the name "Zatoichi", you know what I'm talking about. Mo, that is in English. Though I'll correct the spelling to Zatoichi. Just move along Mo, move along.
Posted on 20 June 2015 | 3:35 am
Resolved Question: Do you know any good
the ones i know are:
Posted on 19 September 2012 | 4:22 am
Resolved Question: Do you know Kitano
Mr. Kitano is Japanese famous comedian, and famous film director in the world. How far is his name recognition in Singapore?
(I'm Japanese, and my English ability is not so good. Please tell me, if I mistake my English.)
Posted on 15 February 2011 | 11:13 pm
Resolved Question: What do you think of
I am so in love with his films and his acting . I love all his films he is funny and serious at the same time . My favourite films are :-
Achilles and the tortoise
Glory to the film maker
What is your favourite , why and what is your view of kitano . ??
Thanks in advance
Posted on 26 January 2011 | 10:16 pm