Tag Archives: Ethan Hawke

Review: La verite

Hirokazu Kore-eda is Japan’s master of the middlebrow, and in that regard Shoplifters, the movie that cemented his international cred, is an outlier. Most of what has sustained his career in Japan is what can be safely called domestic potboilers—tales … Continue reading

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Review: First Reformed

Though I rarely acknowledge such matters, Paul Schrader was royally screwed last February when he failed to receive the Best Original Screenplay Oscar for his latest film. It was bad enough that Ethan Hawke, who won all sorts of awards … Continue reading

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October 2015 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the October issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo last week. Ant-Man That Green Hornet movie with Seth Rogen was a good idea that didn’t work out as planned. Basically … Continue reading

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March 2015 movies

Here are the reviews I wrote for the March issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo last week. American Sniper Few American films of recent memory have set off such a flurry of passionate, crossfire opinions as Clint … Continue reading

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November 2014 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the November issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo on October 25. Boyhood By now everyone knows how this film was made. In 2003, Richard Linklater started shooting a core … Continue reading

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January 2014 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the January issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo on Christmas Day. Before Midnight One of the great experiments in the history of film, Richard Linklater’s collaboration with Julie Delpy … Continue reading

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