Monthly Archives: November 2013

Mr. Nobody (2009) ☆☆(2/4) : I’m sorry, but which timeline is he talking about?

 “Mr. Nobody” juggles its balls with all the ambition it has, but I could not hold on to that. As going back and forth between its five or six parallel timelines, it eventually loses its ground and then gets lost … Continue reading

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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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Thor: the Dark World (2013) ☆☆(2/4) : To be continued…

 I usually think reviewing movie trailers is pretty ludicrous, but I seriously doubt that my review on “Thor: the Dark World”, the sequel to “Thor”(2011) and also one of the latest entries in the Marvel Comics mega-franchise, would be inappropriate … Continue reading

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