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Saturday, January 27 2007

Japanese star had his doubts on Eastwood’s ‘Iwo Jima’


Thursday, December 21 2006

Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)

Poetic and pained, Letters from Iwo Jima is a war movie about loss and, almost worse, the anticipation of loss.


Friday, December 9 2005

Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)

The fact of Sayuri's stunning blue eyes only underlines the film's refusal to engage with the hardships geishas endure as a matter of course. She is 'special', she is treasured, she is property.


Thursday, December 4 2003

The Last Samurai (2003)

It's a grand vehicle, with horses, martial arts, and vast armies, not to mention Tom Cruise's shiny shoulder-length hair flowing just right.


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