Mindscape

Film / Reviews Sep 24, 2014

Mindscape

by Kaori Shoji

Watching Mark Strong is always a pleasure: You can fantasize about him being a brother of Jason Statham, with Stanley Tucci as their benevolent uncle. Think of the three of them at a table in an Italian restaurant, all wearing black suits. Any director who ...

Tokyo's 'fayrest that ever was'

Stage Dec 11, 2013

Tokyo's 'fayrest that ever was'

by Stuart Varnam-Atkin

Scene 1: Late evening, Sept. 23, 1990, at the tiny Greek amphitheater, Shin-Okubo, Tokyo 'Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more ... " Dozens of actors, actresses, staff, and hangers-on are sitting on the steps, drinks in hand, watching a distinguished British actor perform ...