Daily Archives: September 20, 2015

The Throne (2015) ☆☆1/2 (2.5/4) : A royal domestic problem beyond control

What drove them to such an extreme circumstance like that? South Korean period drama “The Throne”, which was recently chosen as South Korea’s entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards in the next year, attempts to … Continue reading

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Maze Runner: the Scorch Trials (2015) ☆☆(2/4) : No maze in this time

“Maze Runner: the Scorch Trials” is the middling second chapter of the trilogy which merely promises the next sequel when it is finally over. While its predecessor showed some potentials with an interesting premise despite its flaws, the movie bores … Continue reading

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Bessie (2015) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Latifah Sings the Blues

As a biographic drama about one fascinating real-life entertainer who went through many barriers as reaching for her stardom, HBO TV movie “Bessie” is not without problems. It is rather plain and clichéd while riddled with several glaring problems including … Continue reading

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