Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s beautiful Oscar-nominated film builds a nonverbal vocabulary for its audience out of sound and soundlessness.
Japan’s restaurants are taking COVID precautions to a whole new level.
AMC’s anthology series wants to disturb viewers with its depiction of the Japanese American internment. For some, that past will be too familiar to be shocking.
The animated film from Mamoru Hosoda is also a timely reflection on how societal expectations for Japanese fathers are slowly evolving.
In the Oscar-nominated film, the three female leads rage against expectations of courtly decorum—stomping, sprawling, storming, and flailing as they navigate the halls of power.
Wes Anderson’s film uses elements of the country’s language and culture to create a fraught sense of unfamiliarity.