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May 2015 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the May issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo last week. Akahama Rock’n Roll Haruko Konishi’s documentary about the town of Otsuchi in Iwate Prefecture has already attracted some controversy … Continue reading

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Happy to be a tourist: What Michelle Williams doesn’t know about Marilyn

These days most of the Tokyo press conferences for Hollywood movie stars take place in Roppongi at either the Midtown Ritz-Carlton or Roppongi Hills Hyatt, which is good because it saves me the trouble of trucking out and up to … Continue reading

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July 2011 movies

Here are the reviews I wrote for the July issue of EL Magazine of movies that are being released in Tokyo from late June to mid-July. The American Back in the day, smart European directors paid tribute to American noir … Continue reading

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