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Wednesday, May 20 2009

Empire of Passion

For all his visual flair, Oshima has failed to construct a coherent, emotionally engaging piece and I fear these failings may cause this film to alienate viewers.


Sunday, April 26 2009

Summer of Same: May 2009

May's titles include the fourth films in two aging franchises, more Pixar perfection, and the reboot of a TV series from 40 years ago. And they say there are no new ideas.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Kikujiro (2000)

Despite this familiar story, and the ubiquitous display of angels' pictures, angels' wings, and angels' bells, the film does not unfold as a predictable sentimental tale.


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