Monthly Archives: April 2015

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Another big all-star event of superheroes

“Avengers: Age of Ultron” is another big all-star event of superheroes which is pretty much same as “The Avengers” (2012) and, to some extent, many other Marvel Comics superhero movies. Again, a bunch of various superheroes (and super agents) gather … Continue reading

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Wild Tales (2014) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Six revenges served wild, dark, and hilarious

“Wild Tales”, an Argentine film which was deservedly nominated in Best Foreign Language Film Oscar early in this year, is like a fabulous dinner course almost perfect from the beginning to the ending. With each own spices and ingredients, its … Continue reading

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Song of the Sea (2014) ☆☆☆(3/4): An enchanting 2D animation from Ireland

Inspired by Celtic folklore tales, Oscar-nominated animation feature film “Song of the Sea” tells a simple fantasy tale with its lovely style to be appreciated and admired. While it may be a little too slow for young audiences who are mostly … Continue reading

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The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014) ☆☆☆ : After the separation

Although it has nice moments of insights and emotions, “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them” may leave you some impression of being incomplete and underdeveloped, and, as some of you already know, there is a good reason for that. In … Continue reading

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The Green Prince (2014) ☆☆☆(3/4) : A most wanted informer

The real-life story told in documentary “The Green Prince” is as dramatic as any thrilling spy movies. Here is a man working against almost everything which had defined his social/political background, and it is interesting to hear his remarkable story … Continue reading

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The Motel Life (2012) ☆☆☆ (3/4): Two brothers in sad, bleak life of loneliness

“They set along the blacktop in the gun-metal light, shuffling through the ash, each the other’s world entire.”  –  from “The Road” by Cormac McCarthy As watching two brother characters of “The Motel Life”, I was reminded of the close … Continue reading

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Goodbye Solo (2008) ☆☆☆1/2 (3.5/4) : An unlikely friendship between two different people

Through its simple but thoughtful storytelling, “Goodbye Solo” slowly draws us into its intimate human drama. At the beginning, we are put right into the ongoing conversation between its two main characters, and they cannot possibly look more different from … Continue reading

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