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  1. 'While the Women Are Sleeping' ('Onna ga Nemurutoki'): Berlin Review

    1:37 am 2/15/2016

    Iconic Japanese actor Beat Takeshi is a mysterious voyeur in Wayne Wang’s Japanese thriller.Read more

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  2. 'The Dork, the Girl and the Douchebag' ('Kuzu to Busu to Gesu'): Rotterdam Review

    10:44 pm 1/24/2016

    Japanese enfant terrible Yosuke Okuda returns to Rotterdam as director and star of a comically twisted tale with dodgy scams and drug deals aplenty.Read more

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  3. 'Anguish,' 'Cherry Tree' Nab World Premieres at Fantasia Film Festival

    7:14 am 6/11/2015

    The genre event will also give a special screening for the Charlize Theron and Christina Hendricks-starrer 'Dark Places.'Read more

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  4. 'Chasuke's Journey' ('Ten no Chasuke'): Berlin Review

    3:43 pm 2/12/2015

    Sabu's Berlinale competition title features Japanese star Kenichi Matsuyama as a heavenly tea boy who returns to human society to save his long-admired object of affection.Read more

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  5. Takeshi Kitano Receives Tokyo Film Fest's Samurai Award, Slams Local Industry

    11:18 pm 10/28/2014

    The iconic actor-director criticized the way Japan's major studios control his country's Oscar submissions process Read more

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  6. Outrage Beyond: Venice Review

    3:12 am 9/4/2012

    Leaner on violence than 2010's "Outrage," this sequel should prove another hit in Japan while finding favor internationally among Takeshi Kitano's culty fan base.Read more

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  7. New Movie Reviews: 'Shame,' 'Sleeping Beauty,' 'Coriolanus' Hitting Theaters

    9:00 pm 12/1/2011

    What is THR's critical take on the films getting released Friday?Read more

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