Daily Archives: April 15, 2014

A Touch of Sin (2013) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Anger and despair below rapid social change

 Through its sad, bleak stories, Jia Zhangke’s “A Touch of Sin” shows anger and despair below a rapid social change China has been going through. While their society is certainly changing, the main characters in the movie hardly receive any … Continue reading

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The Lunchbox (2013) ☆☆☆(3/4) : An accidental romance through lunch delivery

 While it is a pretty familiar story we have encountered before, “The Lunchbox” is mixed with enough spices to give it a distinctive flavor to appreciate. Vividly bringing us into its local background, it comes to us as a heartfelt … Continue reading

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