Tag Archives: Russell Crowe

July 2014 movies

Here are the reviews I wrote for the July issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo last week. Beyond the Edge Given his status as New Zealand’s greatest 20th century hero, it seems unfortunate that the late Sir … Continue reading

Posted in Movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

October 2013 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the October issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo today. Broken City The kind of movie that Sidney Lumet turned into a cottage industry, this crime drama suffers a bit … Continue reading

Posted in Movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

January 2013 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the January issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo on Christmas Day. Albert Nobbs The title character of this modest period piece is a waiter in a Dublin hotel at … Continue reading

Posted in Movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

October 2011 movies

Here are the movies I reviewed for the October issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo last Sunday. L’age de raison Sophie Marceau is Margaret, a go-go executive for a French nuclear plant manufacturer who, whenever she suffers … Continue reading

Posted in Movies | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

December 2010 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the December issue of EL Magazine, which came out yesterday. They cover films released in Tokyo between late November and mid-December. Titles without opening dates have already been released. Amelia Mira Nair’s … Continue reading

Posted in Movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Needs more blue: Russell Crowe in Tokyo

The last time Russell Crowe came to Japan, eight years ago to promote A Beautiful Mind, he was dressed like a slumming indie rocker (he was still fronting that band, Thirty Odd Foot Of Grunts) and chain-smoking on the dais. … Continue reading

Posted in Media, Movies | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment