Monthly Archives: December 2010

10 movies of 2010 – and more: Part 3

And there are other movies I’d like to mention…

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10 movies of 2010 – and more: part 2

Here We start with No. 5

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10 movies of 2010 – and more: Part 1

 Let’s begin with No.10

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10 movies of 2010 – and more: Introduction

 Like 2009, 2010 has been a very bad year for my personal life while it has been a very good year for me as a constant moviegoer. After the banishment in late 2009, I was accepted again by my peers … Continue reading

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The Yellow Sea (2010) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Chased into the chaos and mayhems

    If you were left confused after watching “Inception” despite constant reminders and explanations in the story, I bet you will be also confused, or more confused, after watching Na Hong-jin’s ambitious noir thriller “The Yellow Sea”. It does not … Continue reading

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Bad Santa (2003) ☆☆☆ (3/4) : A very naughty santa

  In my Korean review written in December 2008, I warned to my blog readers: “If you don’t want alcoholism, robbery, urination, lecherousness, R-rated words, Santa fetish, sex, homophobia, stalking, groin-kicking, blackmail, treachery, and some bizarre way of playing a … Continue reading

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Buried (2010) ☆☆☆1/2 : A sheer claustrophobic terror under the ground

“To be buried while alive is, beyond question, the most terrific of these extremes which has ever fallen to the lot of mere mortality.” -From Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Premature Burial”   When I saw several equipments devised for saving … Continue reading

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The Snow – 12/08/10

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The Morning – 12/01/10

My campus in the Morning Fog… and a brown bunny.

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Bedevilled (2010) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : There will be revenge

 Revenge is served raw and simple in “Bedevilled”(2010). The movie delivers exactly what it promises to us, but that is not for free. There are barbarous scenes that make you wince, and then there are bloody scenes that make you … Continue reading

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