Shin Nichibei/New Japanese American News

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Rating Title/Year Author
() Fred Taomae The film was fast moving, and some of the Eastman color scenes were truly superb. EDIT
Posted Jul 10, 2019
() Fred Taomae The plot is weak, but the humor, lightness, fast pace, and color carry it off in fine style. EDIT
Posted Jul 2, 2019
The Ten Commandments (1956) Saburo Kido It is more awe-inspiring than words can describe. EDIT
Posted Jul 2, 2019
No Greater Love (1959) Fred Taomae Even with a noble motive, the manner in which the picture was carried out offended my sense of justice. EDIT
Posted Jun 27, 2019
Muhomatsu, the Rikshaw Man (1958) Fred Taomae Mifune, of course, is superb. There was a touch of comedy, and yet; pity in his role. EDIT
Posted Jun 19, 2019
Sanjuro (1962) Fred Taomae I was afraid the same plot of Toshiro Mifune as the unwashed vagabond who cleans up the town wgs becoming monotonous... But director Akira Kurosawa added something new in the incongruous humor injected. EDIT
Posted Jun 18, 2019
Sanjuro (1962) Saburo Kido There is no question that Mifune gives another of his superb performances. In fact, this one may be called among his more enjoyable acting. EDIT
Posted Jun 18, 2019
Sayonara (1957) Fred Taomae I especially enjoyed the theater fantaculars and thrilled that Japan's culture was so outstandingly portrayed. EDIT
Posted Jun 18, 2019
The Hidden Fortress (1958) Fred Taomae [The Hidden Fortress] is overlong and drawn out in the beginning but once it gets moving, is filled with interest, suspense, action and comedy. I enjoyed it immensely. EDIT
Posted Jun 18, 2019