Hayao Miyazaki’s The Boy and the Heron tells a visually stunning tale of love, imagination, and learning to let go.
Ranking the films of Seijun Suzuki in Criterion Channel's collection devoted to the Japanese action film auteur behind films like Branded to Kill and Gate of Flesh.
The story of a man who created a community in Tokyo, one bowl of ramen at a time.
Toronto Japanese Film Festival selection Junk Head is a visceral stop-motion that engages the senses.
Toronto Japanese Film Festival selection Ribbon is a coming-of-age film exploring the struggles and anger felt by 20-somethings during the pandemic.
Toronto Japanese Film Festival selection Midnight Swan stars Tsuyoshi Kusanagi and Misaki Hattori in a portrait of a transgender woman who takes a child under her wing.
The Pursuit of Perfection takes us behind the scenes of Tokyo's most exclusive restaurants and chefs.
Tampopo is a perfect summation of Juzo Itami's vibe for its dark, almost cruel humour surrounding a sweet central relationship. "Japan is a culture where if you want something to eat, or you want to have sex, or whatever, you just do it," the director once said.
Win a copy of the mind-bending time loop comedy Beyond the Infinite Two Minutes on Blu-ray!
Inventive, clever, and hilarious, this Japanese sci-fi comedy is a one-take wonder that takes the time loop trope to another level.
Under the Open Sky is a heartfelt redemption tale about an ageing ex-Yakuza struggling to turn his life around.
Alita: Battle Angel fights her way into theatres this weekend. Based on a manga, it’s chock-full of cool fight sequences set in a gritty dystopian future. But should you take your kids to see it?
That Shelf wants to send you and a friend to advance screenings of Alita: Battle Angel in Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal – courtesy of our friends at 20th Century Fox!
Reel Asian, Toronto's annual celebration of pan-Asian cinema, has announced its 2018 slate.
Isle of Dogs continues Wes Anderson's harmonious marriage of formalism and silliness.