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Best movies 2014

Here are the ten best movies that I saw and which were released theatrically in Japan during the 2014 calendar year. I would say it was a better than average year, at least compared to the last several, but I … Continue reading

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June 2014 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the June issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo last weekend. The Grand Budapest Hotel It’s telling of Wes Anderson’s curious ouevre that his best films are set in an … Continue reading

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Best movies 2013

Here are my best movies for 2013. All were released in Japan during the previous 12 months, which means the best film I saw all year isn’t on here. That would be The Past, Asghar Farhadi’s gripping and heartbreaking film … Continue reading

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February 2013 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the February issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo today. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel This eminently dismissable comedy belongs to that burgeoning genre featuring older British actors exploring the … Continue reading

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Best movies 2011

Here are my ten-best-plus movies of the year, which I wrote for the Jan. issue of EL Magazine. All were released in Japan during the 2011 calendar year. Though I saw fewer movies than I did in 2010, I believe … Continue reading

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April 2011 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the April 2011 issue of EL Magazine, covering films released in Tokyo from late March to mid-April. Two of the movies printed in the magazine, Battle: Los Angeles and Countdown to Zero, … Continue reading

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