Kinema Junpo

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Kinema Junpo, commonly called Kinejun, is Japan's oldest film magazine and began publication in July 1919.wikipedia
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Pure Film Movement

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Kinejun initially specialized in covering foreign films, in part because its writers sided with the principles of the Pure Film Movement and strongly criticized Japanese cinema.
Critics in such magazines as Kinema Record and Kinema Junpo complained that existing Japanese cinema was overly theatrical.

Floating Clouds

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It was voted the second best Japanese film of all time in a poll of 140 Japanese critics and filmmakers conducted by the magazine Kinema Junpo in 1999.

Cinema of Japan

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Kinejun initially specialized in covering foreign films, in part because its writers sided with the principles of the Pure Film Movement and strongly criticized Japanese cinema.
Film criticism shared this vitality, with many film journals such as Kinema Junpo and newspapers printing detailed discussions of the cinema of the day, both at home and abroad.

Sun in the Last Days of the Shogunate

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It was voted the fifth best Japanese film of all time in a poll of 140 Japanese critics and filmmakers conducted by the magazine Kinema Junpo in 1999.

My Neighbor Totoro

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The film won the Animage Anime Grand Prix prize and the Mainichi Film Award and Kinema Junpo Award for Best Film in 1988.

Crayon Shin-chan: Fierceness That Invites Storm! The Adult Empire Strikes Back

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The film is considered by critics to be one of the greatest animated films of all time, and even one of the best Japanese films of all time by publications such as Kinema Junpo.

Battles Without Honor and Humanity

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On Kinema Junpos annual list of the best films for the year of 1973 as voted by critics, the first film placed second, Proxy War placed eighth and Deadly Fight in Hiroshima thirteenth.

Yasujirō Ozu

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His film Young Miss, with an all-star cast, was the first time he used the pen name James Maki, and was also his first film to appear in film magazine Kinema Jumpo's "Best Ten" at third position.

Ichikawa Raizō VIII

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He received breakout acclaim for his performance in Enjō and received several awards for the performance including the Blue Ribbon Award and the Kinema Junpo Award, both for the category of Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role.

Akira Kurosawa

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The film premiered in Tokyo in April 1948 to rave reviews and was chosen by the prestigious Kinema Junpo critics poll as the best film of its year, the first of three Kurosawa movies to be so honored.

Taxi Driver

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Kinuyo Tanaka

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She worked on several movies with Mikio Naruse, Yasujirō Ozu, and also Keisuke Kinoshita (including The Ballad Of Narayama for which she was awarded the Best Actress Award from the magazine Kinema Junpo).

Tomu Uchida

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His 1929 film A Living Puppet (Ikeru ningyo) was selected as the fourth best film of the year by the film journal, Kinema Junpo.

Mikio Naruse

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It won the Kinema Junpo, and was the first Japanese film to receive theatrical release in the United States (where it was not well received).

Nagisa Oshima

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Despite the controversy, Night and Fog in Japan placed tenth in that year's Kinema Jumpo best-films poll of Japanese critics, and it has subsequently amassed considerable acclaim abroad.

Lawrence of Arabia (film)

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La Strada

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Castle in the Sky

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Kinema Junpo Award for Best Film of the Year

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The Kinema Junpo Awards for Best Film of the Year is given by Kinema Junpo as part of its annual Kinema Junpo Awards for Japanese films.

Kinema Junpo Award for Best Actress

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The Kinema Junpo Awards for Best Actress is given by Kinema Junpo as part of its annual Kinema Junpo Awards for Japanese films, to recognize a female actor who has delivered an outstanding performance in a leading role.

Hayao Miyazaki

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His other accolades include eight Tokyo Anime Awards, eight Kinema Junpo Awards, six Japan Academy Awards, five Annie Awards, and three awards from the Anime Grand Prix and the Venice Film Festival.