Tag Archives: Russell Crowe

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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