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Monthly Archives: July 2013
Early in this month, I watched South Korean thriller film “Cold Eyes”, and I was excited by its thrilling story about the secret surveillance police team and the professional criminals they chase after. While being a well-made genre film with … Continue reading
It is hot, so all of them are resting and eating under the shade….
South Korean thriller film “The Terror Live” throws us straight into its deadly situation right from its opening scene, and it stays on this situation within its limited space from the beginning to the end. This is a familiar premise … Continue reading
This month at my local theater has been an interesting one to me for several reasons, and I must say I am particularly amused by the one resulted from an odd coincidence. In last week, I watched a South Korean … Continue reading
“The Wolverine” is the sixth film of the X-men series, which has moved around a lot since its first successful three films. It went back to the origin of one of its popular characters in “X-Men Origins: Wolverine”(2009), and then … Continue reading
“The Place Beyond the Pines” attempts to present us three life stories together in its intimate and wide approach. While not all of its elements work well and its last act is relatively unsatisfying, it is an engaging drama about … Continue reading
“Compliance” is a small one-situation drama which is simultaneously absurd, outrageous, horrifying, and disturbing in its cold depiction of dark human behaviors we are quite capable of if we are at the right place and the right time. It is … Continue reading
“A Late Quartet” plays a familiar life drama in a deep, somber tone with its reliable instruments. Using one famous classic piece as the metaphor of life, the movie observes the harmony and disharmony between the human characters who have … Continue reading
I become 30 in this year, and now I cannot be described as ‘a lad’ any more although being 60 is not very old in these days. Whenever I feel like being young, my chubby body sternly reminds me of … Continue reading
Unless there is a more admirable technical achievement in the South Korean Film industry in this year, the special effect in new South Korean film “Mr. Go” deserves all the special effect awards it will receive in the local film … Continue reading