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Japanese Cinema

Japanese New-Wave Director Hiroshi Teshigahara as Renaissance Man (VIDEO)

Network Awesome | Posted 08.12.2012 | Home
Network Awesome

Viewing Hiroshi Teshigahara's 1965 short White Morning, it's easy to get the impression that the filmmaker, like Scorsese or Godard, is obsessed with cinema itself, totally devoted to deciphering its language and developing its potential.

DVDs: Japanese Noir? Hai!

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Movie and television reviews of DVDs, from little-known Japanese classics to The Office "Season Five."

On Kon Ichikawa

Norman MacAfee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Norman MacAfee

I saw The Burmese Harp in the mid-1960s, during the Vietnam war, and one specific image stayed with me, so much so that I have used it several times in poems.