Monthly Archives: September 2014

Frank Miller’s Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Same old dirty city

 Welcome back to Sin City, that dark, seductive noir world where lonely tough guys walk around its mean streets and sexy but lethal ladies are ready to seduce them at its every shady corner with troubles and dangers to come. … Continue reading

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Hill of Freedom (2014) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : A fragmented search for his love

 South Korean film “Hill of Freedom” has everything we can expect from Hong Sang-soo, who has delighted us with his small but witty human comedies. What we have here is another amusing tale of men and women from one of … Continue reading

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Tazza: The Hidden Card (2014) ☆☆☆(3/4) : New players and some old players

 South Korean film “Tazza: The Hidden Card” is another fun game of greed and crime with a number of new players and several old players ready to play their risky game. While it does not surpass the previous film, it … Continue reading

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Lucy (2014) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Bound for 100%

 Rarely do we come across a wild, crazy movie like “Lucy”, which is utterly preposterous and ridiculous from the start but is also amusing and entertaining for its willing attitude to push a silly but interesting science fiction premise all … Continue reading

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My Brilliant Life (2014) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4) : An aging kid with young parents

 The young hero of “My Brilliant Life” is an ideal son any parents want to have. Ah-reum is a smart boy who has lots of interest in astronomy, and he also shows his potential as a writer. When we meet … Continue reading

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The Fault in Our Stars (2014) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4) : Meet Cute – with cancer

 We may die at any moment, but the young couple in “The Fault in Our Stars” knows that truth too well because of their illness. It is always possible that they may die sooner than they expect, so they want … Continue reading

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