Japanese Food Films! Summer Explorers 3: A special free film programme all about food

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The Japan Foundation have put together a five-film programme dedicated to showing off some of the cinematic gems celebrating Japanese cuisine and culinary culture. It’s all totally free and more information can be found on this site. Trailers and information follow on below:

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A Drop of the Grapevine, Cape Nostalgia, Kin Kyori Renai, Housoukinshi: Sennou – Jaaku Naru Tetsu no Image, Harmonics Minyoung, Fukushima A Record of Living Things Episode Two Disruption, Sengoku Bloody Agent, The Tenor Lirico Spinto, Movie Version Japanese Film Trailers

ParasyteHello, dear audience. I hope you are all well. The autumn anime season is in full swing and I have watched a lot of premieres for a lot of shows. I was very impressed with Parasyte, fun a blackly comic body horror, and Gugure! Kokuri-san a comedy that made me laugh more than I hoped for. It also had a really, really dark tone surrounding the loneliness of the characters. Shingeki no Bahamut: Genesis was as action-packed as hoped. The biggest disappointment was Amagi Brilliant Park which didn’t make me laugh at all, plus a needless nude shot.

In terms of films, I had unexpected fun at work when I struck up a conversation with a lady from Hong Kong and we talked Wong Kar-Wai for quite a while. Moments like that make life fun. On the blog, I posted about the Korean action-thriller A Company Man and the UK release of Black Butler.

Next week, I’ll be back in London for the BFI London Film Festival. The following day, I’ll be watching Black Butler!

What is released this weekend?

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