A simple job of stealing a briefcase full of money turns out to be a huge struggle against a small army of killers for an American hit man on the Tokyo-Kyoto bullet train.
A sorrow-ridden director comes to Hiroshima to stage Uncle Vanya & his exchanges with his bereaved driver help them both to heal.
Events on both sides of the Pacific are told in this film about Pres. Truman’s decision to drop the A-bomb on Hiroshima & the Japanese response to defeat.
The story of WW 2 Battle of Midway is realistically depicted , mainly from the side of the US heroes, but also with numerous respectful scenes of the Japanese officers.
Chinese-American Billi is opposed to her family’s decision not to tell their beloved matriarch she has cancer, so they plan a wedding for a final reunion.
Almost four years ago I wrote that Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken “tells but two thirds of Louis Zamperini’s story, with the last portion dealing with love and forgiveness reduced to a minute or so of a postscript on a black screen and photographs and a film clip of the real athlete.” You might recall that Zamperini …
The spiritual connection of running and prayer is powerfully explored. Click the headline to read my complete review.
The true story of how baseball catcher Moe Berg joined the O.S.S. after Pearl Harbor & was sent to Zurich where German physicist Werner Heisenberg was lecturing to kill him if he determined he was working on an atom bomb.
When a corrupt Japanese mayor exiles all dogs to Trash Island, a 12-year-old boy searches for his pet with the help of a pack of exiles.
Stories of 5 Hollywood directors who volunteered to film WW 2 & how the war changed them & their films changed the world, told by 5 contemporary directors.