Browsing the "Japanese Film Festival Singapore" Tag

Review: GFP Bunny (2012)

Review by: Mountain Monkey SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆ Having read good things about GFP Bunny, I felt slightly disappointed as the closing credits began to roll. The film, which won a Best Picture Award in the 2012 Tokyo [...]

July 18, 2013 Reviews

Review: Japan Lies (2012)

Review by: Mountain Monkey SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ The Gallery Theatre at the National Museum of Singapore was almost at capacity for the screening of this documentary and for good reason too. Despite some minor shortcomings, Japan Lies [...]

July 10, 2013 Reviews

Review: Farewell To The Land (1982)

Review by: Mountain Monkey SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ Part of the Japanese Film Festival’s ‘Around the 80s’ theme, Farewell To The Land was released in 1982 by screenwriter and director Mitsuo Yanagimachi. Screened in crackly, vibrant 35mm to [...]

July 5, 2013 Reviews

Japanese Film Festival 2013

We’re unforgivably late in publicizing this, but the annual Japanese Film Festival is on again in Singapore. Built around four themes – Currents, Undercurrents, Around the 80s and Retrospective (of Shindo Kaneto and Yoshimura Kozaburo) – the festival is a [...]

July 1, 2013 News