A local ramen shop gets help from the Man with a Name in Juzo Itami’s highly pleasant 1985 comedy.
Cuteness and abject horror combine once more in this sequel to the 1981 animated originalRead more "Unico in the Island of Magic"
Tekkonkinkreet balances story and visuals, and offers a unique animation experience.Read more "Tekkonkinkreet"
Bureaucracy and destruction run rampant in Hideaki Anno’s revamp of the beloved franchiseRead more "Shin Godzilla"
The Yakuza take a much needed break while in hiding in Takeshi Kitano’s gangster dramaRead more "Sonatine"
Yasujiro Ozu gives us a quiet, musing mini-masterpiece about childhood in his 1932 silent comedy-drama.Read more "I Was Born, But…"
Despite its familiar plotting, Shinobu Yaguchi’s comedy finds the humanity in its underdog heroesRead more "Waterboys"