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Category Archives: Movies
On Ozu, Architecture and Japanese Lunch Boxes
Japan is really good at dividing wholes into smaller parts. Just look at the Bento box a mother makes for a 4-year-old or the masterpieces of the Japanese filmmaker Yasujiro Ozu. It’s in the architecture, where panels are carefully measured … Continue reading
Posted in Movies, Thinking, Tradition Tagged architecture, bento, ozu 6 Comments
J-Cin Sundays: Godzilla vs Fukushima
Posted in Earthquake, Movies Tagged earthquake, fukushima, godzilla, gojira, japan, japanese cinema, movies, nuclear, power 1 Comment
J-Cin Sundays: “Linda Linda Linda”（リンダリンダリンダ）
J-Cin is a new, semi-regular weekend feature for This Japanese Life discussing Japanese Cinema. This is the first installment.
Posted in Movies Tagged japanese cinema, japanese indie rock, linda linda linda, movies 5 Comments