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REMINDER: Philadelphia Japan Arts Matsuri begins tonight!

REMINDER: Philadelphia Japan Arts Matsuri begins tonight!

The Philadelphia Japan Arts Matsuri, a three day film/music benefit for Japanese relief efforts, begins tomorrow night at the Prince Music Theater.  Opening night festivities include a 7:30 PM screening of Sundance hit Abraxas followed by [...]

PJAM: <i>8000 Miles</i> review

PJAM: 8000 Miles review

The small rural town of Fukaya in central Japan lacks many of the modern conveniences that big cities provide such as live music venues and record shops.  While most aspiring musicians would choose to relocate to [...]

PJAM: <i>Yakuza Weapon</i> review

PJAM: Yakuza Weapon review

From the makers of Versus and Battlefield Baseball comes Yakuza Weapon, the newest release from Japanese genre specialists Sushi Typhoon.  A mercenary (genre mainstay Tak Sakaguchi) who bites the ears off of his targets and extinguishes [...]

PJAM: <i>Abraxas</i> review

PJAM: Abraxas review

This meditative selection of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival stars real-life rocker Suneohair as anarchic noise rocker Jonen.  The film introduces him as a violent stage presence that specializes in distortion and self-abuse, but fast forward [...]

Philadelphia Japan Arts Matsuri

Philadelphia Japan Arts Matsuri

The Philadelphia Japan Arts Matsuri is a three day festival of film and music that’s being held July 7 – 9 at the Prince Music Theaters with all proceeds benefiting the local Philadelphia-Japan Disaster Relief Fund.  [...]

Reminder:  <i>Helldriver</i> benefit screening tomorrow night

Reminder: Helldriver benefit screening tomorrow night

The Philly-area premiere of splatter-heavy Japanese horror/comedy Helldriver will be held tomorrow night at the Prince Music Theater at 7:30 PM and will be followed by post-film performances by Japanese rock bands Uzuhi and High Teen [...]