A 55th attempt at reading books...every 14 days. With added 20 favourite Japanese films of the 21st Century list.
Joon-ho Bong poses subtle questions for obvious gaps in society...and won a lot of things in doing so.
Naoko Nobutomo ignores the rule to never mix business with the personal in an intimate portrait of her ageing parents' lives.
Katsumi Nojiri's debut feature "Lying to Mom" finds problems in veering away from the truth.
The new replaces the old for both sex and the city in Jun Ichikawa's Tokyo Marigold.
Tetsu Maeda's "A Banana? At this Time of Night?" looks at some important issues, as well as some very important questions.
My review of Satoko Yokohama's "The Actor" for Asian Movie Pulse.