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Adam Nayman
January 12, 2007
Director Nobuhiro Yamashita seems to be aiming for a laconic deadpan tone, yet the static camera work and even-keel pacing elicit more yawns than chuckles.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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Dennis Harvey
September 26, 2005
This technically OK but incident-free pic will induce sleep.
Burl Burlingame
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
July 5, 2011
The movie provides a fine, shiny reminiscence of school days, when learning three guitar chords in the right order was the most important thing in the world.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Rob Humanick
Slant Magazine
November 10, 2006
The film exhorts a sense of nostalgia for the stressful trials of youth.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Wally Hammond
Time Out
February 9, 2006
Funny, droll, sweetly directed and note-perfect.
Sean Axmaker
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
December 29, 2006
... a lively, engaging, character-driven piece with flourishes of offbeat humor...
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews
August 6, 2011
Doona Bae shines as the adorably awkward teenager who's never met a stage she's afraid of.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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Ty Burr
Boston Globe
January 12, 2007
If The Beatles were teen girls starring in a John Hughes picture made with a distinctly Japanese attention to the comedy of everyday life, the movie showcasing it all would go something like this.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
November 10, 2006
An understated and disarmingly human tale of an all-girl band in the runup to the annual rock festival at the members' school.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
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Ted Fry
Seattle Times
January 12, 2007
It's the kind of high-school movie about kids and music that Hollywood would never be able to capture with such intimacy, nuance and restraint.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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G. Allen Johnson
San Francisco Chronicle
April 7, 2007
An extremely well-written, emotionally complex coming-of-age tale that has a John Hughesian respect for teenage angst.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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