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June 2015 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the June issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo last week. The Congress Ari Folman was obviously hard put to follow up his stunning 2008 tour de force, Waltz With … Continue reading

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December 2013 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the December issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo today. Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry The Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei is the perfect public figure for the social media … Continue reading

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May 2012 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the May issue of EL Magazine, which is being distributed in Tokyo today. Bad Teacher The similarities between this poor-taste comedy and the more recent Young Adult are mostly circumstantial: glamorous box … Continue reading

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April 2012 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the April issue of EL Magazine, which will be distributed in Tokyo tomorrow. The Artist The general opinion about this Oscar-winning, French-produced homage to Hollywood is that it gets by on sincerity. … Continue reading

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July 2011 movies

Here are the reviews I wrote for the July issue of EL Magazine of movies that are being released in Tokyo from late June to mid-July. The American Back in the day, smart European directors paid tribute to American noir … Continue reading

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April 2011 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the April 2011 issue of EL Magazine, covering films released in Tokyo from late March to mid-April. Two of the movies printed in the magazine, Battle: Los Angeles and Countdown to Zero, … Continue reading

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