This Week In Trailers: Midnight Diner, Leonard Soloway’s Broadway, The Prey, Human Lost

This Week In Trailers: Midnight Diner, Leonard Soloway’s Broadway, The Prey, Human Lost Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, ...

‘Hobbs & Shaw’ China Box Office Overtakes North America Gross in Second Weekend

‘Hobbs & Shaw’ China Box Office Overtakes North America Gross in Second Weekend “Hobbs & Shaw” dropped a gear or two in its second weekend on release in Chinese theaters. The “Fast & Furious” franchise spinoff nevertheless remained in pole position ahead of a largely unchanged ...

As Hong Kong Protests Continue, Stars Get Caught Up in the Vitriol

As pro-democracy, anti-police-brutality protests in Hong Kong enter their 10th week, the political unrest has begun to make itself felt in the entertainment world, with actors and other performers ...

Series Review: Midnight Diner – Tokyo Stories (2016) by Joji Matsuoka

“When people finish their day and hurry home, my day starts” Each 20-minute episode of the popular Netflix series “Midnight Diner” begins with an overview of the crowded streets of central Tokyo at ...

Film Review: For Love’s Sake (2018) by Naoki Segi

I must say, my first impression, composed of the outline and poster of this movie, was: “Oh please, not another corny romantic culinary drama.” In Japan, there has always been an audience craving for ...

Filmart: Sun Entertainment Culture invests in international content (exclusive)

Projects include Japanese neo-noir series Shiseishi: The Tattoo Artist and $120m sci-fi Inversion. Hong Kong-based Sun Entertainment Culture (Sunec) is making a push into international content with a ...

FilMart: Arthouse Distributor Times Vision Steps Into Sales (Exclusive)

This year’s FilMart marks the international sales debut of Beijing-based distributor Times Vision, which brings to Hong Kong a slate led by crime thriller “Savage” and animated feature “Nezha.” The ...

Japan’s Gaga Launches Sales of Hirokazu Kore-eda’s New Film ‘The Truth’

Japan’s Gaga Launches Sales of Hirokazu Kore-eda’s New Film ‘The Truth’ Japanese sales and distribution firm Gaga Corporation is launching sales of Palme d’Or winner Hirokazu Kore-eda’s starry new project “The Truth” in Berlin, one of six Japanese titles the company is ...