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Ratings & Reviews

  1. Karl J. Kipling's rating of the film The Village

    Yamada's films are always a little sappy, but the sap overflows here. Everyone's so nice you want to scream. The picture of the countryside as where life's pure & clean, coupled with the repeat appearance of folksy Japanese "Be it e-ver so 'um-ble"-type tunes make me wonder if this wasn't government sponsored, the day's country populace fleeing too thickly to the cities. Stay home, farmers! Else who's gonna feed us?