Monthly Archives: July 2011

The Front Line (2011) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Waiting for the truce

  There is always the lagging phase in wars unless they end quickly. The soldiers on the both sides are tired and exhausted day by day. They doubt whether they can eventually survive or not. And it seems their hardship … Continue reading

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Quick (2011) ☆☆(2/4) : Slow delivery of bombs, actions, and cheap gags

The most interesting part of “Quick”, the latest South Korean action movie, is the behind-the-scene footage shown to us at the end credit. I understood they tried to make good action scenes, I saw how much the stunt men and … Continue reading

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Incendies (2010) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : She was a woman full of Han

“Incendies” has a familiar plot used in many mystery fictions. The odd instructions are delivered to the characters with no explanation. The journey begins eventually, and the mystery is peeled away step by step. While following their path, we begin … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : It ends well with a bang

Finally, after nearly 10 years, we arrive at the point where the story ends. With the stage for a big finale established in Part 1 in last winter, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2” does an excellent job … Continue reading

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Bound (1996) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : A steamy film noir with two lesbian partners in crime

Is it love at first sight? At least, it is lust at first sight between them in the beginning. Something clicks inside them when we see them together at first. They soon begin their secret affair, and then, motivated by … Continue reading

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Cats in my campus – 07/07/11

Cats in my campus – 07/07/11  It was rainy in the morning,and the cats came out of the bushes. I had to pay five sausages for these photos, by the way.

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Dooman River (2010) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Bleak sorrow on a frozen river

The cold, white bleakness dominates over South Korean art house movie “Dooman River”. With its simple storytelling, it presents us an austere view on the world which is alien even to the South Korean audiences. While observing its people, this … Continue reading

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The Journal of Musan (2010) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5) : A lonely man struggling at the bottom

You may not notice him while walking around the streets of Seoul. He is a lonely man downtrodden everyday at the bottom of South Korean society. He is usually quiet with passive attitude and his drooped head. He has silently … Continue reading

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Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) ☆1/2(1.5/4) : Again, it’s messy, noisy, and ugly

One and only good thing about “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” is that it does not break any ground or bottom – and that is all you have to know to decide whether you will watch it or not. While … Continue reading

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