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June 2012 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the June issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo on May 25. Attack the Block If you have to see only one alien invasion movie this summer, see Attack the … Continue reading

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June 2011 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the June 2011 issue of EL Magazine, which came out yesterday in Tokyo. These films are being released in Japan from late May to mid-June. 127 Hours The story of Aron Ralston, … Continue reading

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Walking between the raindrops of normalcy with Johnny Depp in Tokyo

Say what you will about Johnny Depp’s privileges as one of the biggest movie stars in the world, the guy doesn’t take them for granted. Though he’s made blockbusters, he’s made them on his own terms because he doesn’t seem … Continue reading

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March 2011 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the March 2011 issue of EL Magazine. The films are being released in Tokyo between the end of February and the middle of March. Amazing Grace Old-fashioned in its determination to provide … Continue reading

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The end

Seems like a good idea to start with an ending. Yesterday I signed off on my last movie reviews for the Asahi Shimbun/International Herald Tribune, for which I’d written since 1996. This, in fact, is the second time I’ve been … Continue reading

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