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  1. Super Mario Bros. Creator Debuts First Movie Project at Tokyo Film Fest

    7:07 pm PDT 10/30/2014
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    Shigeru Miyamoto, the gaming legend behind 'Mario,' 'The Legend of Zelda' and 'Wii Sports,' has made a series of 3D animated shorts based on Nintendo's 'Pikmin' franchise READ MORE

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  2. 'North by Northeast': Tokyo Review

    1:18 am PDT 10/30/2014
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    A homey, humorous Chinese detective yarn set in the far Northeast READ MORE

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  3. 'River Road': Tokyo Review

    11:17 am PDT 10/29/2014
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    A road movie featuring two Chinese boys on camel-back crossing desertified prairies in search of their father READ MORE

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  4. Nintendo Records Unexpected Profit in Latest Quarter

    7:19 am PDT 10/29/2014
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    Improved sales of the Wii U helped results at the struggling video game maker READ MORE

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  5. Tokyo Film Fest: Owen Wilson and Peter Bogdanovich Appear Briefly

    5:33 am PDT 10/29/2014
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    A delayed start and prompt ending to a Q&A after the screening of 'She's Funny That Way' left little time for questions and Bogdanovich looking bewildered READ MORE

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  6. Charlie Chaplin's 'City Lights' Screens at Tokyo's Historic Kabukiza Theater

    4:44 am PDT 10/29/2014
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    The great-grandson of a legendary kabuki artist who befriended Chaplin during the 1930s gave a performance and talk before the screening READ MORE

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  7. 'A Courtesan with Flowered Skin': Tokyo Review

    11:25 am PDT 10/28/2014
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    Yumi Adachi stars in Keisuke Toyoshima’s first feature as a young Edo prostitute in 1860s Japan READ MORE

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  8. Japan Box Office: 'Hercules' Opens in Top Spot

    4:14 am PDT 10/27/2014
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    Manga adaptation 'Kinyori Renai' beats 'Hercules' on admissions, but loses on revenue READ MORE

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

    8:14 am PDT 10/26/2014
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    The iconic actor-director criticized the way Japan's major studios control his country's Oscar submissions process READ MORE

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  10. ‘The Ice Forest’ (‘La foresta di ghiaccio’): Rome Review

    6:28 pm PDT 10/25/2014
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    Serbian director Emir Kusturica takes top billing in Claudio Noce’s thriller about an Italian town weighed down by a criminal secret READ MORE

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  11. 'Pale Moon': Tokyo Review

    10:21 am PDT 10/25/2014
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    Rie Miyazawa stars as a housewife turned embezzler in Yoshida Daihaci’s fantasy drama READ MORE

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  12. 'Ruined Heart: Another Lovestory Between a Criminal & a Whore': Tokyo Review

    9:53 am PDT 10/25/2014
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    A wordless digital poem captures the mood of Manila’s mean streets READ MORE

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  13. 'River of Exploding Durians': Tokyo Review

    3:31 pm PDT 10/24/2014
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    Personal and political issues explode in a first film from Malaysia READ MORE

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  14. 'Garm Wars: The Last Druid': Tokyo Review

    3:24 pm PDT 10/24/2014
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    Japanese anime director Oshii Mamoru combines live action with animation techniques in an apocalyptic English language sci-fi adventure READ MORE

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  15. John Lasseter Pays Emotional Tribute to Hayao Miyazaki at Tokyo Film Festival

    4:14 am PDT 10/24/2014
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    "Whenever we get stuck at Pixar or Disney, I put on a Miyazaki film sequence or two, just to get us inspired again," he says READ MORE

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  16. James Gunn Celebrates Non-Commercial Cinema at Tokyo Film Festival

    1:16 am PDT 10/24/2014
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    The 'Guardians of the Galaxy' director and competition jury chair also discussed his Asian influences READ MORE

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  17. Disney Executives, Politicians Attend Tokyo Film Festival Opening Night

    8:49 am PDT 10/23/2014
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    Rain eased off as stars, politicians and a Japanese royal walked the red carpet to see 'Big Hero 6' READ MORE

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  18. Robot, Manga Projects Draw Buzz at Tokyo Content Market

    3:16 am PDT 10/23/2014
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    The market comes to a bustling conclusion, leading right into the Tokyo Film Festival READ MORE

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  19. Japanese Startup Unveils Box-Office Prediction System at Tokyo Content Market

    1:17 am PDT 10/23/2014
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    Japanese company Crunchers says it can accurately predict a film's box-office potential using big data READ MORE

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  20. Japanese TV Execs Share Social Media Strategies at Tokyo Content Market

    1:47 am PDT 10/22/2014
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    Japanese is the second most tweeted language, with local producers devising innovative social media strategies READ MORE

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