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October 2016 movies

Here are the movies I reviewed for the October issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo last week. The BFG The title of this Spielberg-blessed fantasy will obviously provide hours of off-color entertainment for nasty-minded adolescents, but it … Continue reading

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January 2016 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the January issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo on Christmas Day. About Ray Gaby Dellal’s bittersweet comedy assumes so many edgy POVs that it feels drained of meaning, with … Continue reading

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August 2015 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the August issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo last week. Confession Lee Do-yun’s feature debut is like a primer in mass-appeal Korean cinema of the moment. It’s got a … Continue reading

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May 2013 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the May issue of EL Magazine, which is being distributed in Tokyo today. Ek Tha Tiger Former documentary filmmaker Kabir Khan has become successful in Bollywood with socially charged subjects that don’t … Continue reading

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March 2012 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the March 2012 issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo yesterday. Arirang From 1996 to 2008 Kim Ki-duk was the Woody Allen of Korean cinema, putting out a movie every … Continue reading

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December 2011 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the Dec. issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo on Nov. 25. The movies open in Japan between late Nov. and mid-Dec. The Adventures of Tintin Herge’s boyish Belgian reporter-adventurer … Continue reading

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