Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Skin I Live in (2011) ☆☆☆(3/4) : A sick doctor and his twisted experiment

 A twisted man and the girl in his captivity have been a constant source of memorably disturbing drama films such as William Wyler’s “The Collector”(1965) and Kim Ki-duk’s “Bad Guy”(2002) in the movie history. “The Skin I Live in”, a … Continue reading

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Dogtooth (2009) ☆☆☆(3/4) : A family as nutty as North Korea

 When I watched Greek film “Dogtooth” for the first time in early 2010, I thought it was quite a strange film, but now I have some second thoughts after the third watching at last night(The film will be released in … Continue reading

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Meet original Lisbeth Salander

—- David Fincher’s “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”(2011) will be released on the second weekend of next January in South Korean theaters. The original Swedish version will be also released in South Korea a week before, so I checked … Continue reading

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10 movies of 2011 – and more: part 3

Okay, I also love them, too. First, there is “Certified Copy”, a light but very engaging movie starring Juliette Binoche and William Shimell; the director Abbas Kiarostami must have been yearning for making this delightful film. And there are two … Continue reading

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10 movies of 2011 – and more: part 2

And here are another 5 movies in my list.

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10 movies of 2011 – and more: Part 1

Here are my first 5 movies in my list. 

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10 movies of 2011 – and more: Introduction

What the adults had told me when I was young turns out to be right: the older you get, the faster the time flies. I will be 29 after about two months, and I can feel that more than ever. … Continue reading

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