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.
24 Aug , 2015 Natalie Ng
Japanese auteur Hirokazu Koreeda explores the dynamics of family and sisterhood in his quietly delicate feature, Our Little Sister.
20 Aug , 2015 Hieu Chau
Adapted from two Seiko Oomori music videos, Wonderful World End is a teenage pop film that plays like Kamikaze Girls for the social media generation.
15 Jul , 2015 Hieu Chau
Find out how you can win one of three Blu-ray copies of Studio Ghibli’s The Tale of the Princess Kaguya!
13 Jun , 2015 Hieu Chau
Japanese indie filmmaker Ryuichi Hiroki returns to his roots in Kabukicho Love Hotel, a sexual drama about a love hotel’s staff and its patrons.