4 Jan , 2016 Pooiee Loh
What if Inside Out was turned into a Japanese rom-com? The result: Poison Berry in My Brain, which follows a novelist who witnesses love at first sight.
22 Dec , 2015 Theodora Vatubua
Featuring an outstanding young cast, two-part film series Solomon’s Perjury follows an investigation into the suspicious death of a high school student.
17 Nov , 2015 Theodora Vatubua
Cooking adventures continue in the final chapter of culinary coming-of-age tale Little Forest: Winter & Spring starring rising actress Ai Hashimoto.
16 Nov , 2015 Brooke Heinz
Pieta in the Toilet follows a cancer-striken artist turned window washer as he comes to grips with his own mortality in his final summer.
15 Nov , 2015 Brooke Heinz
Featuring the music and idols of Japanese girl group Momoiro Clover Z, When the Curtain Rises is an optimistic slice of life high school drama.
8 Nov , 2015 Hieu Chau
It might not look like it but Sion Sono’s Tag is a pro-feminist work and one of the most bleak and bizarre coming-of-age films to come along in some time.
29 Oct , 2015 Hieu Chau
A staple of Japanese horror, Takashi Miike’s Audition is a searing and unforgettable experience and one of the best Japanese films ever made.
Travel down the rabbit hole and find out who Kanako really is in Tetsuya Nakashima’s problematic and deliriously crazed action-thriller The World of Kanako.
19 Oct , 2015 Theodora Vatubua
Lives are changed in Hirokazu Koreeda’s touching family drama Like Father, Like Son which asks the question: who can we really consider as family?
7 Oct , 2015 Pooiee Loh
From delinquents to goddesses, the Japanese schoolgirl has remained an enduring archetype of Japanese cinema and has seen varied cinematic representations.
29 Sep , 2015 Matthew Rooke
Sion Sono’s Love & Peace is unlike anything you’ve seen from Sono who trades in blood for puppetry in this tale of ambition, rock stars and singing turtles.
14 Sep , 2015 Pooiee Loh
Paprika, the final major work from late filmmaker Satoshi Kon, is a visual marvel with a twisty and bending narrative to match its equally dreamy worlds.