Monthly Archives: September 2011

Countdown (2011) ☆☆☆(3/4) : It’s not easy to get her liver

 It seems serious at first with the matter of life and death, but “Countdown” is an enjoyable action thriller funnier than I had expected. Above all, it has the terrific comic performance from Jeon Do-yeon, one of the most talented … Continue reading

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Contagion (2011) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Haven’t you washed your hands?

 Remember when your parents told you wash your hands after coming into the house? After watching “Contagion”, you probably think serious about washing your hands. Starting with the sudden outbreak of a new epidemic, the movie chillingly shows how easier … Continue reading

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Silenced (2011) ☆☆☆(3/4) : It was very, very unfair to these molested kids

You will be aghast at what you will see in South Korean film “Silenced”, an angry movie about the horrid truth hidden beneath one school for the deaf kids. When the end credit rolls on the screen, you will be … Continue reading

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The Day He Arrives (2011) ☆☆☆(3/4) : They drink and talk again…

One thought came to my mind several days after I watched Hong Sang-soo’s new movie “The Day He Arrives”. I am a lot different from his characters, but, has been my daily life on weekdays monotonously repeated with little variations … Continue reading

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Photos from My Town (09/12/11)

                                             The following photos were taken on 09/12/11. My family, my uncle and his daughter had a nice time while walking around the streets of my town. After that, we had a nice lunch.

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Around the Dusk (09/11/11)

                                           September 11th of this year was quiet in my grandmother’s country town. Right after arriving at her house, I took some walk and took several pictures during few minutes before the sky was darkened.

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Geese and ducks at night – Cats on day (09/06/11)

                  The night was cool, and the geese and ducks went around. The day was still hot, and the cats were idling.

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A World Apart (1988) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Apartheid through her wide eyes

Sometimes people learn a hard life lesson about their world when they are young and innocent. Molly, a young white South African girl in “A World Apart”(1988), learns it in a way far more hurtful than usual. She wants her … Continue reading

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