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Review: Short Peace (2013)

Short Peace is an anthology film that was originally presented theatrically in Japan.  Its four short films were also included as part …

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Review: Gate of Hell (1953)

Gate of Hell was the first color film for Japanese studio Daiei and it garnered a lot of praise in the west …

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Review: Wolf Children (2012)

Japan has never really embraced the werewolf picture despite the fact that their own folklore includes many tales of animals transforming into …

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Review: The Wind Rises (2013)

The Wind Rises is an animated mashup of the true story of Jiro Horikoshi, the designer of the Japanese Zero fighter plane, …