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Review: Suspiria

Few genres have become as formulaic as horror movies, and one of the better things you can say about Luca Guadagnino’s reimagining of Dario Argento’s 1977 slasher classic is that it avoids the cliches you expect. Unfortunately, it replaces them … Continue reading

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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 2013 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the December issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo today. Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry The Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei is the perfect public figure for the social media … Continue reading

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July 2012 movies

Except for The Amazing Spider-Man, here are the movie reviews I wrote for the July issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo on Monday. The Amazing Spider-Man The gratuitousness of rebooting Marvel’s most indiosyncratic character will certainly be … Continue reading

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January 2012 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the Jan. issue of EL Magazine. They cover films that were released in Tokyo between late Dec. and mid-Jan. Animal Kingdom The title of Australian director David Michod’s debut feature suggests an … Continue reading

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