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East Side Sushi Reviews

November 12, 2015
"East Side Sushi" is a charming little picture.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 12, 2015
Lucero compensates for ... missteps with subtly persuasive visual choices and narrative restraint.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 25, 2015
East Side Sushi captures the grind and pleasure of the food industry as Juana shifts from numbing routine to a challenging cuisine.
September 21, 2015
Anthony Lucero's delectable debut feature has its share of on-the-nose writing and Cinderella-story contrivances, but for the most part folds its cross-cultural insights into a pleasing underdog narrative.
September 21, 2015
A rather humanist tone infuses "East Side Sushi," offering a sense of hope as characters choose to come together rather than be pulled apart.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 21, 2015
Endearing performances, accomplished low-budget filmmaking and a distinctive urban setting all add up to an appetizing offering.
September 19, 2015
Though the film has trappings of a crowd-pleaser like Jon Favreau's "Chef," writer-director Anthony Lucero has left much thematically to unpack.
September 17, 2015
As with that hole-in-the-wall restaurant that puts a personal twist on old classics, "Sushi" is locally made and sustainable, and feels good going down.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4