Posted in “ Actor ” tag: 73 entries
Isabelle Huppert in "Elle" © Sony Pictures Classics

A New Kind of Woman

Feb 21, 2017

 

In the beginning is darkness, pierced suddenly by the frenzied cries of a woman in pain…or pleasure. Or, could it …

Cruel Beauty: A Romantic Weekend with Meiko Kaji

Feb 09, 2017

After the Inauguration Day on January 20, 2017, people gathered together to hold the Women’s March in multiple cities all …

Hopeless to Hopeful

Dec 27, 2016

“I, Daniel Blake” saved me. The trend of movies nowadays is to show harsh reality and brutal violence. A hopeless …

Searching for Love Where There Is Only Lust

Aug 13, 2016

We live in a clash of opposites: youth and aging, beauty and ugliness, life and death. Even New York City …

Endless Ripples of War

Aug 11, 2016

As the atomic bombs engulfed Hiroshima on August 6th and Nagasaki on August 9th in a sea of flame, burning …

The Voices of Footprints

Aug 07, 2016

Perhaps only a handful of people can shine in the world. But around those shining lights, there are an innumerable …

Freshness and Pride

Jul 23, 2016

On July 15th Denden, one of today’s essential actors in Japanese cinema and TV, visited New York City ‘s 10th …

An Actress Called Idol

Jul 22, 2016

Where does the sparkle in her eyes come from? Today, Atsuko Maeda continues her leap as an actress appearing in …

The World Beyond the Barrier

Jul 12, 2016

What could he show us next? It seems a long time since he was one of the Korean big four, …

An Actor Meets His Greatest Enemy

Jul 07, 2016

Just as Robert De Niro received the Academy Award for Best Actor for “Raging Bull” after “Taxi Driver,” the greatest …

The Mother of the Voice in the Ear

Jun 11, 2016

Is it possible for a film to heal? In complete darkness, we are immersed in the whirring, cooing calls of …

"Inside Men"

The 15th New York Asian Film Festival

Jun 07, 2016

The 15th edition of the New York Asian Film Festival, also as known as NYAFF and organized by Subway Cinema …

Japan Cuts! Will Welcome Its 10th Anniversary

May 29, 2016

New York City’s Japanese film festival Japan Cuts! welcomes its 10th anniversary this summer at Japan Society where about 30 …

The 15th Tribeca Film Festival Presents 40th Anniversary of Sensational “Taxi Driver”

Apr 12, 2016

New York’s big Spring event the Tribeca Film Festival welcomes its 15th anniversary this year and runs from April 13th …

Her Participation As Reflection

Jan 15, 2016

Upon approaching the 30th year of her professional career, French actress Clotilde Courau has joined French master filmmaker and artist …

Making a Sally with Western Mystery

Dec 24, 2015

December 2015 is a war zone for movies. With Star Wars: The Force Awakens in the lead, and so many movies …

Looking Through Hou Hsiao-hsien’s Philosophy

Oct 20, 2015

Set during the 9th century Tang Dynasty, “The Assassin” is Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien’s first film in 7 years. After …

On the Eve of a New World

Aug 18, 2015

 

“I wanted to explore male Asian American identity first and foremost, I suppose, because I’m a male Asian American, and …

Always on the Other Side of Darkness

Aug 13, 2015

After premiering at the 70th Venice International Film Festival in 2013, Xavier Dolan’s long-awaited 4th feature film “Tom at the …

Even If My Body Disappears

Jul 26, 2015

Every July, Japan Society hosts the much-awaited festival of new Japanese films Japan Cuts! Actors and directors visit the festival …