Monthly Archives: March 2011

Hereafter (2010) ☆☆☆(3/4) : It matters to them even if you can’t believe it

As the creatures recognizing the uncertainty and finality of life, we human beings have been trying to get some glimpse into something we will probably be never sure about unless we come into it for ourselves. In case of future, … Continue reading

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The King’s Speech (2010) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : The King and His speech therapist

 While watching movies, I sometimes come across the strong emphatic moments because I understand well how the characters feel in their situations. One of recent examples was from “The Hurt Locker”. Although its hero was someone quite different from me, … Continue reading

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Notebaert Museum (Chicago, IL) (04/12/10)

These photos were taken on 04/12/10

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Another Year (2010) ☆☆☆1/2 : A year of a happy middle-aged couple

 They are an ordinary middle-aged couple living in the comfort from each other’s love. They do not need to tell that to each other. You can see that right from when they are together in their house. You know that … Continue reading

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The Fighter (2010) ☆☆1/2(2.5/3) : Maybe it should have been titled “The Fighters”

Although there are good things I like, there is something unbalanced in “The Fighter” bothers me, and that is why I am not so sure about whether I like it or not. It is definitely a well-made drama with the … Continue reading

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Santa Sangre (1989) ☆☆☆☆(4/4) : He’s his mother’s right arm – and also her left arm

 I have a small childhood memory indirectly associated with Alejandro Jodorowsky’s “Santa Sangre”(1989). I remember well about how it drew the attention of people when it was introduced in South Korea in 1994. One tagline was simple brutal honesty I … Continue reading

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