Mar 22, 2015
‘Happy Flight’ benefits from the versatility of Haruka Ayase – as good in a comedy as she has been in action flicks like ‘Ichi’ – and a variety of low-key characters who give the story a charm of its own.
Mar 10, 2015
Suo can craft works that move the mind and the heart while entrancing the viewer along the way.
May 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.
Jan 15, 2019
The humour is never forced and the drama never over-cooked, meaning that as a whole, the film hits its targets with remarkable accuracy.
Jun 6, 2015
With a wonderful, toe-tapping soundtrack, a gallery of amiable characters and a gutsy energy, ‘Swing Girls’ is a resounding success.