‘Spotlight’: a beacon for investigative journalism

Film Apr 13, 2016

‘Spotlight’: a beacon for investigative journalism

by Kaori Shoji

In 1976 the film "All the President's Men" portrayed the true story of Washington Post reporters Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward (Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford) uncovering the Watergate Scandal. It wasn't the first time in cinema that journalists took center stage, but it ...

Begin Again: 'Rekindling platonic love'

Film / Reviews Feb 4, 2015

Begin Again: 'Rekindling platonic love'

by Kaori Shoji

You know when a boy and girl meet, hit it off, but keep the relationship platonic — and it's sweet and memorable forever? This practically never happens in the movies. The last time it did (as far I can recall) was in "Once" back ...