Daily Archives: November 2, 2013

Like Someone in Love (2012) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Like Someone in Lies

After delighting us with “Certified Copy”(2010), Abbas Kiarostami enjoys himself again in his latest film “Like Someone in Love”. While it looks like a plain, exemplary Japanese film made with the local actors and crew on the surface, his own … Continue reading

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The Purge (2013) ☆☆(2/4) : A suburban night of legalized killings

“The Purge” starts with an outrageous but intriguing premise: what if the society temporarily allows killings as a way of ventilating the social anger/resentment pressed inside its individuals? I can think of at least five or six implausible aspects of … Continue reading

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