Posts Tagged ‘japan’

[Voices] Tom Hanks (Woody), Tim Allen (Buzz), Joan Cusack (Jessie), Don Rickles (Mr. Potato Head), Jim Varney (Slinky), Wallace Shawn (Rex). Screenplay by Andrew Stanton, Rita Hsiao, Doug Chamberlin and Chris Webb. Directed by John Lasseter, Ash Brannon and Lee Unkrich. Rating: U. Running time: 92 minutes. I never liked this one as a kid, […]

Toshirô Mifune (Detective Murakami), Takashi Shimura (Detective Sato). Screenplay by Ryûzô Kikushima and Akira Kurosawa. Directed by Akira Kurosawa. Rating: PG. Running time: 122 minutes. Another hugely moralised tale from Akira Kurosawa, Stray Dog follows a senior detective and rookie cop as they begin a hunt for a mysterious man in white linen, hiding in the Japanese underworld […]

Toshirô Mifune (Tajômaru), Machiko Kyô (Masako Kanazawa), Masayuki Mori (Takehiro Kanazawa), Takashi Shimura (Woodcutter), Minoru Chiaki (Priest), Kichijirô Ueda (Commoner). Directed by Akira Kurosawa. Screenplay by Akira Kurosawa. Rating: 12. Running time: 88 minutes. The opening line of Rashômon is ‘I don’t understand.’ Nor do I, completely. It feels like the type of film so rich in its […]