Daily Archives: March 31, 2013

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012) ☆☆☆(3/4) : His eventful first year

“The Perks of Being a Wallflower” is an enjoyable coming-of-age drama to be appreciated. While it entertains us with various colorful characters surrounding its shy, awkward hero, the movie gives us a heartfelt story about how he comes to get … Continue reading

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Shadow Dancer (2012) ☆☆☆(3/4): A desperate mother forced into tricky circumstance

While its story has a specific background, “Shadow Dancer” focuses on the universal human toil observed inside the murky world where trust can be dangerous and expose can be fatal. It is a slow, quiet thriller which may require you … Continue reading

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In Darkness (2011) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4) : A light in darkness

 First, I want to emphasize to you that there is nothing particularly bad in “In Darkness”, one of the Best Foreign Film Oscar nominees in last year. It was made with good intention, and its subject is treated with respect … Continue reading

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