Japanese Film Articles & Lists
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Japanese film is often admired. In film theory, however, Japanese cinema is usually categorized as «Alternative Film» or «Asian Film», which both are wildly imprecise descriptions. It’s about time that Japanese film style is recognized for what it is: One of the most distinct film paradigms ever made. This is JCA’s definition of the Japanese film paradigm, and we call it Japanese Cinimalism.
Two years after Hayao #Miyazaki announced his retirement, Mamoru #Hosoda made a film that honed in on Studio #Ghibli’s territory like never before. Read the full review at #JapaneseCinemaArchives. Please share and sign up for our mailing list. Then you'll get notified about every new review. Image courtesy of Star Media Entertainment (Starmedia.no)
Why didn't Japanese critics or the production company have any faith in #Rashomon when it was released? Read the full review at #JapaneseCinemaArchives to find out! Please share and sign up for our mailing list. Then you'll get notified about every new review. #akirakurosawa #toshiromifune #japanesemovie #filmclassic
Not only is Symbol the craziest film you’ll ever see, it is one of the best quirky movies made in Japan in the late 2000s. It is a perfect film for newcomers to Japanese cinema because it delivers all you could ever want in terms of unusual and outlandish filmmaking. Read the full review at #JapaneseCinemaArchives. Please share and sign up for our mailing list. Then you'll get notified about every new review. #japanesefilmreviews