Articles tagged kazuko yoshiyuki

20 May 2009 // 9:00 PM

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.

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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.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

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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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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