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Godzilla vs Kong and the future of Kaiju cinema: Why MonsterVerse films herald new direction for the genre
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Godzilla vs Kong and the future of Kaiju cinema: Why MonsterVerse films herald new direction for the genre

Godzilla vs Kong belongs to the Kaiju genre of cinema that began in Japan in the 1950s, but has since spread across the world, especially Hollywood.

Werner Herzog's Family Romance, LLC reveals the closing gap between humans and artificial intelligence
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Werner Herzog's Family Romance, LLC reveals the closing gap between humans and artificial intelligence

Director Werner Herzog explains how humans are becoming more transactional, and artificial intelligence more humane, in Japanese film Family Romance, LLC.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Japan film theatres screen Hollywood classics Ben Hur, Bonnie and Clyde as cinemas reopen
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Japan film theatres screen Hollywood classics Ben Hur, Bonnie and Clyde as cinemas reopen

East of Eden (1955), Bonnie and Clyde (1969) and The Towering Inferno (1974) are among the titles playing, after Japan chain Toho Cinemas reopened 10 of its 66 theatres in areas deemed relatively safe from the coronavirus.

Red Beard, the last Kurosawa-Mifune collaboration, is a film for these times — it’s about healing and hope
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Red Beard, the last Kurosawa-Mifune collaboration, is a film for these times — it’s about healing and hope

Red Beard is a 1965 Japanese film about two doctors. It is really a story about healing: physical healing, emotional healing, social healing.

DIFF 2019: Japanese director Kazuhiro Soda explains his Ten Commandments of documentary filmmaking
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DIFF 2019: Japanese director Kazuhiro Soda explains his Ten Commandments of documentary filmmaking

Dharamshala International Film Festival 2019 screened Kazuhiro Soda's 2018 documentary Inland Sea, and also had a masterclass by the documentary filmmaker.

First Love movie review: Takashi Miike infuses heart and humour into a potent cocktail of genre thrills
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First Love movie review: Takashi Miike infuses heart and humour into a potent cocktail of genre thrills

Takashi Miike's 103rd feature, First Love (Hatsukoi), is a delirious cocktail of all his stylistic flourishes.

Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Like Father, Like Son and its nature vs nurture examination
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Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Like Father, Like Son and its nature vs nurture examination

Who is a parent? Is parenthood defined by nature or nurture? Like Father, Like Son asks these questions and more

Shoplifters movie review: In Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Palme d’Or-winner, the family that steals together, sticks together
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Shoplifters movie review: In Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Palme d’Or-winner, the family that steals together, sticks together

Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Palme d'Or winning film, Shoplifters, has released in Indian cinemas nearly 14 months after its world premiere at Cannes 2018.

On Kōbō Abe's 25th death anniversary, a look at his most famous book-to-film adaptation Woman in the Dunes
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On Kōbō Abe's 25th death anniversary, a look at his most famous book-to-film adaptation Woman in the Dunes

Woman in the Dunes won the Special Jury Prize at the 1964 Cannes Film Festival, and was nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar in the same year.