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'April Fools' gets the wrong end of the practical-joke schtick

Apr 2, 2015

'April Fools' gets the wrong end of the practical-joke schtick

by Mark Schilling

The Japanese film industry has themed many movies around that imported holiday, Christmas, or, more specifically, Christmas Eve, which has become Japan’s date night of date nights. Even those outside the local film industry now celebrate special days that originated elsewhere, including Halloween, Valentine’s ...

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

Mar 18, 2015

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

by Kaori Shoji

It isn’t the greatest of franchises but that doesn’t make it any easier to say goodbye to “Night at the Museum.” The third and final installment, “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb,” of the zany, entertainment-for-all vehicle also marks the last screen ...