There are some very big issues with 'Little Boy'

Film Aug 24, 2016

There are some very big issues with 'Little Boy'

by Kaori Shoji

Seventy-one years after Japan surrendered in World War II, a taboo in Japan has been broken, or, more precisely, ripped apart. A movie specifically about the U.S-Japan conflict that more than mentions the atomic bombs, directed by Mexico's Alejandro Monteverde, is opening this weekend. ...

Life of Riley: 'death is on everyone's mind'

Film / Reviews Feb 11, 2015

Life of Riley: 'death is on everyone's mind'

by Kaori Shoji

France's Alain Resnais ("Hiroshima mon amour," "Last Year at Marienbad") died last year at age 91, with 50 titles to his name and a career that spanned more than six decades. His final film, "Life of Riley," was completed shortly before he passed away. The ...