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Review: Kore-eda’s Like Father Like Son

Review: Kore-eda's Like Father Like Son

A father discovers his biological son was switched with another child after birth. MISSED OPPORTUNITY? Winner of the Jury Prize at Cannes in 2013 under the presidency of Steven Spielberg — who’s actually planning to produce the american remake — Like Father Like Son underlines once again the talent of Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda, whose […]

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Top Japanese Films of 2013 (J-Film Magazines)

Top Japanese Films of 2013 (J-Film Magazines)

Every year, it’s the same thing, we’re trying to figure out what Japanese films released during 2013 have we potentially missed. As many Japanese films haven’t been screened outside Japan, nor made available with (english) subtitles, it’s always interesting to get some ideas from these Top 10 published by two of Japan’s most famous film […]

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Looking to read something about anime?

Looking to read something about anime?

While there’s still a modest interest for asian movies around the world, it’s nothing compared to Japanese animation — it attracts younger & more active audiences, series are simulcast online… Despite this (online) popularity, what do people really know about anime? From time to time, you can stumble upon great resources that help to understand […]

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TOP & FLOP Asian Films of 2013

TOP & FLOP Asian Films of 2013

Here at WildGrounds.Com, the year 2013 has been really slow.

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The Making of Satoshi Kon’s Paprika

The Making of Satoshi Kon's Paprika

What an extraordinary documentary to watch! Released in 2006, Paprika was the final feature-film from director Satoshi Kon, who passed away in August 2010. And this documentary focuses on Kon’s deep involvement to bring this film to life, letting us know how the director worked hard to create this unique piece of movie.

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Preview: The live-action Attack on Titan

Preview: The live-action Attack on Titan

Originally a manga, Attack on Titan was turned into an anime series in 2013, depicting a world where humanity is hiding behind walls against Titans. It quickly became one of the cultural phenomenon of the year on the web, at least — fans have created many parodies of the opening… And some famous brands have […]

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