Tag Archives: Jean-Luc Godard

Review: Godard Mon Amour

On the surface, Michel Hazanavicius’s decision to adapt a chapter in Jean-Luc Godard’s love life as a romantic comedy makes a certain amount of sense given the early New Wave crowd’s love of classic Hollywood screwball comedies, but Hazanavicius invariably … Continue reading

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Best movies of 2015

I don’t know if I saw fewer movies this year than last or more, and I don’t feel like counting to find out. For sure, there were a few I wanted to see that I didn’t, like Phoenix, which made … Continue reading

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February 2015 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the February issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo on January 25. Begin Again Director John Carney tries to recreate the magic that made Once such an unexpected hit. If … Continue reading

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January 2011 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the January 2011 issue of EL Magazine, which came out on Christmas day. They cover films released in Tokyo between late December and mid-January. Burlesque Postmodernism is dead, according to Burlesque, a … Continue reading

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