Category: drama

REVIEW: Woman of the Photographs (2020)

A silent and mild-mannered photographer drives into the woods to capture pictures of the local insect life - only for an Instagram model to fall out of a nearby tree. It reads like the opening to some kind of over-the-top comedy. Part of the genius of Woman of the Photographs, a new Japanese drama premiering at ...

REVIEW: The Modern Lovers (2020)

Tatsuo (Ryu Morioka) has long since abandoned life in Tokyo and his dreams of becoming an independent filmmaker. He is married, works a stable office job, and lives in the Kanto countryside. When his college girlfriend Marina (Nanami Kawakami) unexpectedly reconnects, he fakes a business trip to share a hotel tryst with her - and ...