Monthly Archives: August 2015

White God (2014) ☆☆☆1/2 (3.5/4) : The Dogs of Revolution

You will be impressed by all those real dogs in Hungarian Film “White God”, which was chosen as Hungary’s official submission to Best Foreign Language Film Oscar in last year. Used under considerable care and caution during the production, the … Continue reading

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Veteran (2015) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4) : Tough cop Vs. Spoiled rich kid

South Korean film “Veteran” is slick and competent in its technical aspects, and it has a fair share of good moments which do show its fillmmakers’ considerable efforts put behind them. As a matter of fact, I would rather watch … Continue reading

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The Duke of Burgundy (2014) ☆☆☆1/2 (3.5/4) : Sex, fetish, and insects

Sometimes I watch movies with my mother, and she had to endure many challenging films thanks to my insatiable interest in various kinds of movies. During one late winter night of 2012, I happened to revisit David Lynch’s “Blue Velvet” … Continue reading

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Love & Mercy (2014) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Going down – and going up again

Brian Wilson has lived an interesting life which is sometimes too dramatic to be believed. After ascending to the top with his legendary band at young age, he tried to move forward with his new ideas, but then he slowly … Continue reading

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Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015) ☆☆☆(3/4): Cruise strikes again

“Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation”, the fifth film of the franchise which was started almost 20 years ago, is packed with action sequences to thrill and excite us. Considering all the exhilarating fun we had with the previous films, that … Continue reading

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Far from the Madding Crowd (2015) ☆☆☆(3/4) : A woman and three men around her

“Far from the Madding Crowd”, based on Thomas Hardy’s 1874 novel of the same name, is a solid adaptation to admire and appreciate. As a period drama, it looks both natural and gorgeous in its realistic presentation of a peaceful … Continue reading

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