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  1. '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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  2. '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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  3. '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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  4. '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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Tokyo Content Market Opens With Record Attendance

    4:33 am PDT 10/21/2014
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    Foreign-language Oscar candidates are among the titles on offer as the market for the first time takes place before the Tokyo Film Festival READ MORE

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  12. International Business Themes Dominate Tokyo Market Seminars

    4:33 am PDT 10/21/2014
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    Growing need for content in emerging markets and even HBO's decision to launch a standalone online service are topics in Tokyo READ MORE

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  13. 'Sasuke/Ninja Warrior' Seen as Blueprint for Japanese TV Format Success

    2:37 am PDT 10/20/2014
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    The obstacle course show that produces few winners has become a global hit READ MORE

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  14. Tokyo Film Festival, Market to Open With Animation Focus

    12:14 am PDT 10/20/2014
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    The event looks to develop a clear identity on the crowded festival circuit as more than 1,100 buyers are expected at the market READ MORE

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  15. James Gunn to Head Jury at Tokyo Film Fest

    10:36 pm PDT 09/29/2014
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    The festival, which will feature 30 world premieres, will also honor Tim Burton and Takeshi Kitano with the new Samurai Award READ MORE

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  16. Tokyo Film Festival to Feature Special Screenings of 'The Expendables 3' and Martin Scorsese Doc

    6:30 am PDT 09/19/2014
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    Bollywood smash 'Dhoom: 3' and footage from Tim Burton's 'Big Eyes' will also play at the October event READ MORE

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  17. Tokyo Film Fest to Push Animation, Asian Talent

    9:24 pm PDT 08/26/2014
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    The October event will shine a spotlight on Thai films READ MORE

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  18. Tokyo Film Fest to Feature New Audience Award

    2:14 am PDT 08/01/2014
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    The $10,000 award will be part of the main competition prizes and is being run jointly with Wowow, Japan's biggest satellite TV network. READ MORE

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  19. Tokyo Film Festival Sets Hideaki Anno Showcase

    4:49 pm PDT 07/30/2014
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    Fifty works from the "Evangelion" creator, including films, TV animation and shorts from his student days, will be screened in October as part of an emphasis on anime this year. READ MORE

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  20. Disney's 'Big Hero 6' to Premiere at Tokyo Film Fest

    2:55 pm PDT 07/23/2014
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    The festival will close with Takashi Yamazaki's live-action "Parasyte" adaptation. READ MORE

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