Tag "Kôji Yakusho"

JAPAN CUTS: The Pass: Last Days of the Samurai (峠 最後のサムライ) Review

As Bong Joon-ho famously said in his Globes acceptance speech, “once you overcome the one-inch-tall barrier of subtitles, you will be introduced to so many more amazing films.” With The Pass:

AFI FEST 2020: Under the Open Sky (Subarashiki Sekai) Review – What a Wonderful Life

A former gangster wants to leave the life of crime is a story we’ve seen time and time again. Yet writer/director Miwa Nishikawa upends these expectations to paint a much