10 “Must-See” Japanese Films

This list excludes anime, and, to ensure variety, includes only two films from any one director. I. Tokyo Story [1953] Tokyo Story is one of the greatest films of all time. Director Yasujirō Ozu’s trade-mark subtlety in rendering a picture so quietly powerful is seen here as in no other film as a story is told…

20 “Must-See” Philosophical Films

In no particular order: 1) Rashomon (1950) 2) La Gran Belleza (2013) 3) Stalker (1979)  4) Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) 5) Jacob’s Ladder (1990)