| Mar 26, 2015
| 8:28 AM
"Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter" is a moody comic allegory about desperation, disconnection and dreams that uses "Fargo," the Coen brothers classic, as a touchstone to examine modern life.
| Mar 25, 2015
| 9:35 AM
"Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter" is a supple combination of Little Red Riding Hood adventure, ironic road film and cross-cultural confusion.
This droll American independent, shot in Tokyo and Minnesota, takes narrative somersaults worth an Olympic medal...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 3:49 PM
The gradual move toward a higher minimum wage in many localities has revived the debate over restaurant tipping--not that it's ever been too far below the surface.
There's a good reason for the new attention on tipping: a differential between the...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 2:59 PM
The Drac pack is back - in 3D.
A new trailer for the sequel to the 2012's "Hotel Transylvania" was released this week.
The clip for "Hotel Transylvania 2" features Dracula teaching his grandson Dennis, who is half human, half vampire, to fly. The...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 12:35 PM
"Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter" didn't really happen. It's an urban legend.
It's sort of like "Fargo" that way.
That's the movie that Kumiko (Rinko Kikuchi of "Pacific Rim") stumbles across while beach-combing near Tokyo. It's buried in the sand in a...