Takashi Shimura

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2010

    Kampei! Nobu's Sushi and Akira Kurosawa's Stray Dog

    Photo by Keegan HamiltonPieces of sake (salmon) and bonito (a type of mackerel) nigiri from Nobu's ​Japanese cuisine is remarkably similar to Japanese cinema. Each art form is defined by efficiency of movement (by both the sushi chef and the camera), attention to detail that borders on neurotic an ... More >>

  • Film

    August 11, 2004

    Burning Japanese

    Godzilla after 50 years reveals more than just a rubber suit