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Top30 Favorite Film Discoveries of 2017

Happy new year, everyone! Here’s to a 2018 with more writing and more movies. Looking back at my movie-watching last year, I don’t think I watched too many films from the West, so this list seems incredibly unbalanced.


Japanese Girls Never Die Trailer

Japanese Girls Never Die (アズミ・ハルコは行方不明) continues promotions, as it preps to compete at this year’s edition of the Tokyo International Film Festival.


Experiment Awards: Best of 2014

There are a lot of movie all over the world, some left in distribution limbo, some others left unsubtitled, so this is my attempt at making some sort of comprehensive list of what I thought was great… with some surprises, like last year.


Like Someone in Love (2012)

Iranian film director Abbas Kiarostami continues sharing his personal vision on modern urban dramas, this time he turned to Japan to tell the story of Akiko, a sociology student who works as a prostitute in Tokyo.