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  1. Hollywood, Asian Stars Attend Opening of Tokyo Film Festival

    3:56 am 10/22/2015

    Hilary Swank, Helen Mirren, Robert Zemeckis, Bryan Singer and Cary Fukunaga were among the guests at the opening ceremony that was more low-key than in previous years. Read more

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  2. Why Tokyo Film Festival Has Lost Its Buzz

    5:00 am 10/19/2015

    Critics say the 30-year-old event lacks an identity, as focus shifts to local content (despite screening 'The Walk' this year) and away from glitz and glamour. "It's still terribly insular," says one insider.Read more

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  3. Tokyo Festival Announces Full Lineup

    7:45 pm 9/28/2015

    This year's Samurai Award will go to John Woo and veteran Japanese director Yoji Yamada, with the fest opening with Robert Zemeckis' 'The Walk'.Read more

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  4. Tokyo Film Festival Sets Kurosawa and 'Gundam' Showcases

    6:41 pm 9/13/2015

    A screening of the legendary director's 'They Who Step on the Tiger’s Tail' will take place at a kabuki theater, while all 26 films from the hit anime franchise 'Mobile Suit Gundam' will also be shown.Read more

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  5. Shanghai, Tokyo Film Festivals to Partner

    11:23 pm 6/9/2015

    Two of Asia's largest fests announce cooperation as relations between the region's economic powerhouses show increasing signs of improvement. Read more

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  6. Orson Welles and Shuji Terayama Retrospectives Set for Tokyo Film Festival

    11:00 pm 5/12/2015

    Showcases of their works will commemorate 100 and 80 years since their respective births.Read more

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  7. 'Above the Clouds': Berlin/EFM Review

    11:48 pm 2/2/2015

    Five years after his well-received debut, Filipino director Pepe Diokno returns with a family drama about a teenage boy and his estranged grandfather.Read more

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  8. Japan Box Office: 'Hobbit' Wins the Weekend

    7:24 am 12/15/2014

    'Gone Girl' opens in seventh with $1.3 million on a busy box-office weekend Read more

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  9. Japan Box Office: Takashi Miike's Latest Bows on Top

    2:02 am 11/17/2014

    'The Expendables 3' drops to the sixth spot, leaving no Hollywood titles in the top fiveRead more

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  10. 'Heaven Knows What' Wins Best Film Award at Tokyo Festival, Tim Burton Gets Honored

    3:13 am 10/31/2014

    James Gunn headed up the jury, which also gave the film about love between addicts a best director awardRead more

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