Linda Linda Linda Reviews

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April 7, 2007
An extremely well-written, emotionally complex coming-of-age tale that has a John Hughesian respect for teenage angst.
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.
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.
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.
February 9, 2006
Funny, droll, sweetly directed and note-perfect.
September 26, 2005
This technically OK but incident-free pic will induce sleep.
August 6, 2011
Doona Bae shines as the adorably awkward teenager who's never met a stage she's afraid of.
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.
June 1, 2007
There's a naturalness to the characters and the script which is rarely achieved in other coming-of-age films.
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.
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