Monthly Archives: August 2011

Bridesmaids (2011) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Her best female friend is going to get married

 Few hours after watching “Bridesmaids”, which is funnier and sweeter than I thought, I had some small talk with a female bartender. Because I do not know well about women and the ways of their thinking, I briefly explained her … Continue reading

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The animals at my campus – 2011/08/27

                               The cats were hungry, but nobody could not stop the avian gang of KAIST.

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Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark (2010) ☆☆☆(3/4) : A little girl is terrified in the big house

The House with dangerous secret has been one of the most common subjects in horror movies. Its interior is usually decorated with lots of horror clichѐs we have encountered for at least hundred times. Regardless of whether the house looks … Continue reading

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The Vanishing (1988) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : A tale of two obsessions

“‘Will you walk into my parlor?’ said the Spider to the Fly.” – from the poem “The Spider and the Fly” by Mary Howitt The crucial moment in George Sluizer’s chilling psychological thriller “The Vanishing”(1988) can be summarized with that … Continue reading

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Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) ☆☆☆(3/4) : It’s a good new start

 Because of two things, “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” exceeds our low expectations. First, as a summer blockbuster movie, the movie is the technical improvement which shows us how far CGI technology has been advanced in these years. … Continue reading

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Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Weirder than fiction

When I watched “Exit Through the Gift Shop” in last November, I also wanted to ask the question many reviewers had already asked. We have heard about Banksy; although he has not revealed his identity yet, he is a well-known … Continue reading

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War of the Arrows (2011) ☆☆☆(3/4) : A duel with bows and arrows

Shooting an arrow is not as simple as it looks. Anyone can shoot an arrow after the basic lesson, but hitting right in the target requires a lot more. Besides having a good bow, arrows, and skills, the archer also … Continue reading

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Blind (2011) ☆☆☆(3/4) : A blind woman in grave danger

 A blind woman is in danger. A psychotic killer wants to kill her. She finds herself being nearly alone with him in the house at dark, rainy night. She must do something to increase her chance of survival while being … Continue reading

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Sector 7 (2011) ☆1/2(1.5/4) : Aren’t they too tasteless for its dinner?

As a movie about some sea monster driven to kill everyone for a heavy dinner in its stuffy playground, “Sector 7” does not break any new ground. Heck, it does not even know where the old grounds to drill are. … Continue reading

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Cats in KAIST (07/31/11)

 It was Sunday evening, and they came out of the bush and begged for food. Unfortunately, I did not have any food to give them.

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