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    Watch: There's Something Terrifying Under Natalie Dormer's Skin in 'The Forest' Clip

    While showcasing the film's disturbing and creepy subject matter, this clip from "The Forest" also displays its supernatural tendencies.

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    The Best Japanese Filmmaker You've Never Heard Of

    Nobuhiko Obayashi receives a long overdue New York retrospective this week. Here's why that's a very big deal.

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    After Kurosawa: Why the Japanese Independent Film Industry is Hopeful For the Future

    The 2015 Tokyo International Film Festival provided a window into the current state of the nation's film industry, as well as the lingering shadow of its past.

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    Why A Small Crew Can Actually Help You To Get The Shot

    Writer-director Jeff Jeffcoat writes about how he shot "Big in Japan" a semi-fictionalized rock and roll road movie about a struggling Seattle band, in Japan with a microscopic crew and non-actors.

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    Interview with Hirokazu Kore-eda, Director of ‘Like Father, Like Son’

    Written and directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda (After Life, Nobody Knows, Still Walking), Like Father, Like Son won the Jury Award at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, and DreamWorks Studios has since optioned the remake rights for this moving family drama.

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    The Busan International Film Festival showcase the best in Asian and World Cinema

    Showcasing the latest films from across the region, the Busan International Film Festival is undoubtedly one of the most influential film events in Asia. Besides the incredible amount of films from all over the world, highlighting the continent’s most prominent nations in the cinematic la...

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    Toronto Review: Inexplicably Wacky Ratings Satire 'R100,' From Hitoshi Matsumoto, Is Like 'Fight Club' Directed By Luis Buñuel

    Japanese comedian Hitoshi Matusmoto successfully made the leap to writer-director-star with his 2007 debut "Big Man Japan," a zany take on the superhero genre that simultaneously managed to make its fantastical protagonist human. The unlikely combination of surrealism and pathos would continue to de...

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    In 'The New Kyoto Arc,' Rurouni Kenshin Grapples with Dilemma Unlike Any American Animated Hero

    Although American kids have a reputation for being uninterested in history and geography, tens of thousands of follow the adventures of a samurai warrior-turned-pacifist as he travels from Tokyo to Kyoto in 19th century Japan.

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