James Hadfield
  • James Hadfield 
  • By this author: 1 Latest posted: 2014.11.20
Freelance writer and editor. Has been based in Japan since 2002, during which time he has worked as editor at Time Out Tokyo, Metropolis, and Japanzine. Currently contributes to publications including the Japan Times and the Wire.
Film Festival Follow-up: Looking Back at TIFF 20142014.11.20

Those who didn’t breeze straight past on their way to work may have paused to marvel at the billboards festooning the walls of Roppongi Station this fall. With their stark monochromes and striking, Sano Kenjirō–designed logo, the adverts for this year’s Tokyo International Film Festival were certainly the most handsome in recent memory. But the tone was a bit off. “Oh, to see the day that Tokyo s…

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