Thursday, May 19 2011
Like a haiku with a rigid structure or a kimono-clad mother, these films are restrained and beautiful.
Thursday, December 4 2008
Ozu is at once alien and ordinary, without allowing this atypical film to be assimilated into some pop culture fashion.
Wednesday, November 2 2011
Across a 50-plus film career, Yasujiro Ozu managed a singularity of vision that is unmatched in the history of the medium. His thematic inclination coupled with perhaps the most effortlessly formalist visual aesthetic ever conceived marks his catalogue as one of a unified, personal vision.