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December 2016 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the December issue of EL Magazine, which was ditributed in Tokyo last week. A Bigger Splash The emotional frenzy wrought by Italian director Luca Guadagnino in his first English-language film helps to … Continue reading

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December 2015 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the December issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo on November 25. Art and Craft Certain documentaries are premised on stories or personalities so unusual that they practically direct themselves. … 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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June 2011 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the June 2011 issue of EL Magazine, which came out yesterday in Tokyo. These films are being released in Japan from late May to mid-June. 127 Hours The story of Aron Ralston, … Continue reading

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