Monthly Archives: January 2011

I Am Love (2009) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : When she discovers her desire to be happy

   “I Am Love” tells us the story we have heard countless times from many tales – from literature books to your average trashy soap drama on TV. After having been living as someone more or less than a component of … Continue reading

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Winter’s Bone (2010) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Her desperate determination in cold, harsh world

 Although its story is driven by a mystery surrounding certain missing person, the mystery only serves as a trigger for something far more than itself in “Winter’s Bone”. While we follow its heroine’s plight and wait for the answer to … Continue reading

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Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010) ☆☆☆(3/4) : That baffling world of death and reincarnation

 Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s latest movie “Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives” scored some points from me at the beginning. After the enigmatic opening sequence featuring a cow and the jungle shrouded in strange atmosphere, the following sequence with a … Continue reading

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Tron: Legacy (2010) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Unnecessary but it’s nice to look at anyway

 I still have some conflicts about whether “Tron: Legacy” is really necessary for us. “Tron”, its predecessor in 1982, showed the audience the initial potential of CGI with the world they had never seen before. The movie looks now quite … Continue reading

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The Last Godfather (2010) BOMB : A new kind of 3D – Dated, Dull, and Disgraceful

 I once said in one of my reviews for Korean movies that 2010 was a good year for South Korean movies because of those wonderful movies made by talented directors. And I also pointed out that we had a considerable amount … Continue reading

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