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The Glamorous Life of Sachiko Hanai Reviews

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Andrea Gronvall
Chicago Reader
September 14, 2007
A flimsy plot about Korean spies leads to a climactic sight gag involving an enhanced version of George W. Bush's forefinger, but it's all window dressing for the main attraction: lots of bouncing T & A.
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Bill Stamets
Chicago Sun-Times
July 23, 2007
The Glamorous Life of Sachiko Hanai is far less silly than it thinks it is. The upbeat vibe of super-female power misfires with a gratuitous rape scene.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
July 5, 2007
Conceptually outlandish but routinely executed, this comic exploration of macho, control-freaky power struggles the world over remains skin-deep.
| Original Score: 2/4
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Tom Keogh
Seattle Times
June 1, 2007
Sachiko Hanai is pretty much just raunch, much like the stuff that insinuates itself onto late-night premium channel programming. And which gets old fast.
| Original Score: 1/4
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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
April 30, 2007
Combines soft-core porn with a fantastical sci-fi plot.
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Aaron Hillis
Village Voice
April 25, 2007
An apocalyptic political satire.
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Scott Tobias
AV Club
April 14, 2007
Just don't mistake it for something classier.
| Original Score: C
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Joshua Land
Time Out
April 14, 2007
As befits the form, enjoyment of this film will depend almost entirely on one's appreciation of the substantial anatomical charms of its lead actress.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/6
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Manohla Dargis
New York Times
April 13, 2007
The overripe morsel who gets batted around in the Japanese absurdithon The Glamorous Life of Sachiko Hanai looks like she was conjured up by a teenage boy in dangerous hormonal overdrive.
| Original Score: 1.5/5
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Dennis Harvey
April 10, 2007
Uninspired staging and pacing manage the near-impossible feat of rendering such lunatic concepts dull.