Producer: Chihiro Kameyama
1,778 Stories Of Me And My WifeJul 1, 2015
An extraordinary story about how ordinary people cope with the very worst that can happen and how love is a remarkable bond.
Bayside ShakedownFeb 21, 2015
As an introduction to the lunacy of Wangan precinct and Japanese protocol in general, ‘Bayside Shakedown’ more than holds the attention with its zesty pace and attempts to do things a little differently.
Bubble Fiction: Boom Or BustFeb 27, 2015
‘Bubble Fiction: Boom Or Bust’ is a giddy cocktail of absurdism, social commentary and sci-fi adventure with the laughs eventually conquering everything.
Nobody To Watch Over MeMay 4, 2015
‘Nobody To Watch Over Me’ packs quality into every area, from the probing direction to a superb cast without a weak link among them.
Norwegian WoodMay 4, 2015
His film version isn’t quite perfect and unfortunately pales compared to the novel but it is far from disrespectful to the source material and is a better version than many may have expected.
Robo-GMay 18, 2015
Utilising a premise that is tailor-made for technology-mad Japanese audiences, Yaguchi achieves a partial return to the superlative form of yesteryear.
Suspect XJun 5, 2015
‘Suspect X’ plays with the usual hero/villain dynamic before settling into a denouement that reveals the complexity the audience was hitherto unaware of.
The Magic HourNov 21, 2022
‘The Magic Hour’ is a fun comedy, though not the classic it promises to be. It still has an enormous amount to recommend it though and is a good starting point for those looking into Japanese comedy.