Monthly Archives: October 2013

Rush (2013) ☆☆☆(3/4) : The race between two contrasting personalities

 “Rush”, a high-octane sports drama about two famous real-life figures of Formula One(F1), is more interested in personalities than car races. That is one of good things in the movie, but I have some doubts on whether its plot structure … Continue reading

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Hwayi (2013) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : A boy raised by his five criminal fathers

 They say every man has his own daddy issue to deal with, and the adolescent hero of darkly riveting South Korean thriller film “Hwayi” has a particularly overwhelming one. He has been raised, taught, and influenced by five men who … Continue reading

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This is the End (2013) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Funny actors in the middle of Apocalypse

 As its title suggests, “This is the End” is about the end of the world, and it has indeed plenty of fire and brimstone to pour on its funny cast. While it is almost certain that they are going to … Continue reading

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The Kings of Summer (2013) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4) : Their short summer deviation

 I remember well when I watched the first trailer of “The Kings of Summer” early in this year. The movie got some positive responses after it was premiered at the Sundance Film Festival around that time, and, as far as … Continue reading

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Prisoners (2013) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4) : Good cop, Bad citizen

 “Prisoners” tries to roll two things at once to create bigger dramatic impacts. The one is about the grief and subsequent anger caused by a terrible incident, and the other one is about an increasingly frustrating investigation process for finding … Continue reading

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Cats and kittens in the afternoon(2013/10/01)

                                          There are more kittens in the campus…

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