Kiki Kirin

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Odessa Young, Suki Waterhouse, Hari Nef and Abra in Assassination Nation

SHOPLIFTERS ★★★★★ Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda. Starring Lily Franky, Sakura Ando, Jyo Kairi, Miyu Sasaki, Kiki Kirin, Mayu Matsuoka, Kengo Kora, Chi(...)

Kirin Kiki, Lily Franky, Sakura Andô, Mayu Matsuoka and Mehdi Taleghani in Shoplifters

When the latest film from Hirokazu Kore-eda won the Palme d’Or at Cannes there was some mild surprise, but, after a bit of pondering, the decision was(...)

 Whitney Houston performs  at the 2009 American Music Awards  in Los Angeles, California. Photgraph:  Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

WHITNEY: CAN I BE ME ★★★★ Directed by Nick Broomfield, Rudi Dolezal. Starring Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina Brown, Bobby Brown, Robyn(...)

Wonder Woman

WONDER WOMAN ★★★ Directed by Patty Jenkins. Starring Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Danny Huston, David Thewlis, Connie Nielsen, Elena Anaya G(...)

Sosuke Ikematsu and Hiroshi Abe in After the Storm

Ryota (Hiroshi Abe), is a tall, handsome, prize-winning novelist. He could have been a contender. Instead, he’s a deadbeat dad who has fallen months b(...)

Dorayaki is a type of Japanese pancake in which two patties are sandwiched around sweetened azuki beans. The confection is of central importance in Sw(...)

Like Father Like Son

It’s hard not to avoid mention of Ozu, when discussing the latest, deeply moving film from Hirokazu Kore-eda. Both directors access a class of sadness(...)