From Japanese horror to American intrigue

Jan 4, 2017

From Japanese horror to American intrigue

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As a second-generation Japanese-American working in Hollywood, Shintaro Shimosawa stands out. Take his name for example, he prefers Shintaro over his given "American name," Edward. "I just think Shintaro sounds really cool," he tells The Japan Times during a recent promotional tour for his ...

British actress Eve makes her mark on 'Star Trek'

Aug 22, 2013

British actress Eve makes her mark on 'Star Trek'

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There must be a Union Jack stowed somewhere aboard the Starship Enterprise: The British influence on "Star Trek Into Darkness" is pretty thick. There is of course hot new man about town Benedict Cumberbatch (or "Batchi-san" to his Japanese fans) as genetically engineered evildoer ...