'Sing': Pigs can't fly but they sure can sing

Film / Reviews Mar 15, 2017

'Sing': Pigs can't fly but they sure can sing

by Kaori Shoji

'Sing" is brought to us by Illumination Entertainment — the animation studio that brought the "Despicable Me" series and last year's sleeper hit "The Secret Life of Pets." In many ways it's "La-La Land" with animals. In a color-filled, LA-like town inhabited by non-Homo ...

Van Sant plots a bleak hike through Aokigahara

Film Apr 27, 2016

Van Sant plots a bleak hike through Aokigahara

by Kaori Shoji

At least Arthur Brennan didn't want sushi, an AKB48 concert or a night out on the town with a maiko (trainee geisha) on his arm. As Japan's ranking soars on the international travelers' destination lists, the more cliched their itineraries seem to get. But ...