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June 2013 movies

Here are the movies reviews I wrote for the June issue of EL Magazine, which will be distributed in Tokyo tomorrow. Celeste and Jesse Forever Though ostensibly a two-hander, this melancholic romantic comedy is mainly a showcase for Rashida Jones, … Continue reading

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February 2012 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the Feb. issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo last week. Beginners Personality crises are notoriously difficult to depict on film, which is why older directors didn’t bother to do … Continue reading

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September 2011 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the September issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo last week. The movies open in Tokyo from late August through mid-September. Battle: Los Angeles It would be easy to blame … Continue reading

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Best movies 2010

Here is my list of ten-best-movies-plus that comes out in EL Magazine this week. It was a disappointing year. The pickings were slim because, on the one hand, movies are getting worse and, on the other, Japanese distributors are handling … Continue reading

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