Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Hirokazu Koreeda

  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Marrakech Interview: Kore-eda Hirokazu On Technique, Spielberg's Remake Of 'Like Father Like Son' & More

    In person, Japanese director Kore-eda Hirokazu is gentle and thoughtful, with a frequent warm, shy smile--of the directors we've met, he perhaps comes closest to being the true embodiment of his films. But his humility, which was even touched on during his introduction at the Marrakech International...

    Read More »
  • SydneysBuzz
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    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.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Cannes Review: 'Like Father, Like Son' A Tender, Loving Portrait Of Parenthood

    How is being a parent defined? By your actions, or does the simple virtue of being related by blood automatically give you that title? Those questions and more lie at the core of "Like Father, Like Son," a tender and involving portrait by Kore-Eda Hirokazu that centers on two set of parents -- and o...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    3 comments
    tweet
    0

    VIFF '11 Review: 'I Wish' The Rare Example Of A Great Kids Film That Actually Understands Kids

    The frustrating thing about most modern "kids films" is that many filmmakers seem like lost balls in tall grass when it comes to portraying what makes children tick. Perhaps it's tougher than we imagine to capture the youth/kid experience, but is it just us or does it seem like nearly all child characters in movies exist in some bizarro world where they're smarter than the all the adults, know just the right thing to say at every moment and hardly ever act like, you know, kids? (See every American indie and Hollywood rom-com from the last 10 years for examples of this annoying, ridiculous trend). That's why, when a thoughtful, intelligent dir...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Game Of ThronesRecap: 'Game of Thrones' Season 4 Episode ...The Playlist
  • Woody Allen Propels 'Fading Gigolo' ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • "Game of Thrones'" Purple Wedding: A ...Criticwire