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Best movies 2013

Here are my best movies for 2013. All were released in Japan during the previous 12 months, which means the best film I saw all year isn’t on here. That would be The Past, Asghar Farhadi’s gripping and heartbreaking film … Continue reading

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Best movies 2012

These are my favorite movies that were released in Japan in 2012. Of them, only one was produced here and that one wasn’t even directed by a Japanese person, thus demonstrating my continuing resistance to post-bubble Japanese cinema, which isn’t … Continue reading

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November 2012 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the November issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo last Thursday. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Though clearly a stupid movie, this adaptation locates the exploitative kernel of Seth Grahame-Smith’s novel … Continue reading

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