Tokyo Story

The Best DVDs of 2010 | 5 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

As the medium continues to struggle with significance in the steady "streaming" of the 21st Century, here are PopMatters' picks for the best the format(s) have to offer.


Yasujiro Ozu Explores the Cost of Eliminating Conflict | 2 Jan 2014 // 8:10 PM

Criterion's Blu-ray re-release of Tokyo Story situates it in the context of Yasujiro Ozu's life and career, his most accessible work, yet one which still holds back secrets.

'Tokyo Story' is Resonant, Insightful and Superbly Performed and Directed | 22 Jul 2010 // 4:00 PM

Delicately portrayed and played by all concerned, many sequences have tremendous power. When Noriko’s broad, generous smile gives way to long-suppressed tears it is utterly heartbreaking.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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