Tora-san in English

Nov 14, 2008

Tora-san in English

by Alexander Jacoby

This year marks the 40th birthday of arguably the most popular character in Japanese cinema — Tora-san. To celebrate the occasion, Shochiku is releasing the complete set of its Tora-san films, remastered and subtitled in English. Released under the umbrella title of “Otoko wa ...

Aug 8, 2001

Are the fishing fools running out of line?

by Mark Schilling

Tsuri Baka Nisshi 12 Rating: * * 1/2 Director: Katsuhide Motoki Running time: 111 minutes Language: JapaneseOpens Aug. 18 Some sequels make sense, but a “3″ or “4″ after the title of a Hollywood movie is generally a good reason to stay away unless ...