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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

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May 2014 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the May issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo last week. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 The only justification for making an entirely new franchise of the Spider-Man saga so soon … Continue reading

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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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December 2012 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the Dec. issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo last weekend. Ai no yukue The “tentatively” titled Where Does Love Go? is extrapolated from a story that Japanese viewers will … Continue reading

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November 2012 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the November issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo last Thursday. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Though clearly a stupid movie, this adaptation locates the exploitative kernel of Seth Grahame-Smith’s novel … Continue reading

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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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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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