Tag Archive: Yasuko Matsuyuki

Feb 20 2018

Fullmetal Alchemist (Film Review)


Fullmetal Alchemist Film Review by David Cirone The feature film adaptation of Fullmetal Alchemist has just dropped on Netflix. It packs some cool visuals, brings an impressive list of Japanese actors to project, and carries a knockout theme song by J-Pop songstress Misia. But for a story with the central theme of uniting a soul …

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Dec 06 2014

Shazai no Ousama (The Apology King) (Review)


The Apology King (Shazai no Ousama) Review by David Cirone For the first hour of Shazai no Ousama (The Apology King), Sadao Abe’s tour-de-force comedic performance is so detailed, surprising, and funny that it distracted me from the larger, heartfelt film that forms in the background. The film delivers many well-earned laughs as openly skewers …

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