Monthly Archives: August 2013

At Any Price (2012) ☆☆☆(3/4) : The field of modified American Dream

When I went to Urbana-Champaign, Illinois for attending 2010 Ebertfest, I observed one thing still vividly remaining in my mind while I was on a morning train departing from Chicago. As soon as the skyline of Chicago was disappeared from … Continue reading

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Elysium (2013) ☆☆☆(3/4) : A big space wheel he desperately wants to go

When I was young and innocent, I read lots of science books with unadulterated enthusiasm, and some of them were about how our human civilization would look different through advanced technologies. The futuristic world shown through those books looked pretty … Continue reading

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Playboy Bong (2013) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Bong Man-dae the softcore artist

Have you ever heard of a South Korean director named Bong Man-dae? Well, to be frank with you, I had never heard of him until I came across one article on his small hilarious mokumentary film “Playboy Bong”, which is … Continue reading

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Cats, Geese, and a rabbit (2013/08/25)

                                                Kittens are growing day by day while ruthless avian campus gang is active as usual

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2 Days in New York (2012) ☆☆☆(3/4) : 2 days with her rambunctious French family

 “2 Days in New York” is a charming little comedy which made me cringe and laugh through its broad humor and sharp wit. I winced along with its more sensible characters as the things kept getting messy and they were … Continue reading

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Two Mothers (2013) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Sons and mothers

They have been close to each other, but now they are close to each other more than ever in their mutual entangled relationship. Anne Fontaine’s “Two mothers”, which was originally titled as “Adore”, is about four people finding themselves entangled … Continue reading

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Now You See Me (2013) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4) : It’s all trick, you know

“Now You See Me” keeps hiding some of its magic tricks even when the end credits roll, and that is one of its few good things. After all, magician is supposed to never reveal his magic tricks to the audiences, … Continue reading

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