Tag Archives: Michael Shannon

Review: 99 Homes

As the Oscar nominations for The Big Short testify, the 2008 economic collapse continues to provide raw meat for heavy-duty dramas, as well as comedies of the blackest sort. 99 Homes gets down to the bone of the matter, since … Continue reading

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November 2013 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the November issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo last Friday. 2 Guns The Lethal Weapon series has a lot to answer for. Or is it 48 Hours? Either way, … Continue reading

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April 2012 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the April issue of EL Magazine, which will be distributed in Tokyo tomorrow. The Artist The general opinion about this Oscar-winning, French-produced homage to Hollywood is that it gets by on sincerity. … Continue reading

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