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Review: Respect

The most common complaint about the standard Hollywood biopic, especially ones about musicians, is that their subjects’ lives are made to conform to a dramatic arc that isn’t realistic, and thus leave out things that are important for understanding a … Continue reading

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February 2014 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the February issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo on January 25. American Hustle If you didn’t actually live through the 70s, you probably think it was all about hair, … Continue reading

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