Monthly Archives: May 2011

Inside Job (2010) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Here’s what happened

  Regardless of how much you know about the global financial crisis in September 2008, you will be outraged while watching “Inside Job”, Charles Ferguson’s incisive documentary which explains in detail why and how this complex incident happened. It was not … Continue reading

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The China Syndrome (1979) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : It can happen – and we know that

 While I heard the alarming reports keeping coming from the Fukushima I nuclear power plant, that unforgettably intense sequence from “The China Syndrome”(1979) immediately came to my mind. The earthquake occurs without warning. The power plant is automatically shut down. … Continue reading

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Certified Copy (2010) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Are they copying a relationship?

 What are they doing? After watching the interactions between two characters for a while, you will be bound to have that question at the certain point in “Certified Copy”. While being deceptively simple, the movie shows us the ambiguous but … Continue reading

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05/08/11 – A Cat, Geese and ducks, and flowers

Photos taken at my campus on 05/08/11 The sun is shining. The sky is blue. The Avian gangs are still terrible. And the flowers are everywere.

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Source Code (2011) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Clever SF thriller within repeated 8 minutes

 Above all, “Source Code” is something I welcome without hesitation: a smart SF thriller with efficiency and skills. Its scientific settings are a little too shaky and ambiguous, and, to be frank with you, I had to operate some parallel … Continue reading

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Sunny (2011) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Seven Girls – Now and Then

 Probably my dreadfully gregarious older cousin sisters can identify with the characters in “Sunny” far more than me because most of them were high school girls around the 1980s. Even though it was one of turbulent chapters in South Korean … Continue reading

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