Monthly Archives: December 2016

10 movies of 2016 – and more: Part 3

Now here is my list of 10 South Korean films of this year.

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10 movies of 2016 – and more: Part 2

And here are the other 5 movies in my list – with other films good enough to be mentioned.

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10 movies of 2016 – and more: Part 1

Here are the first 5 movies in my list.

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10 movies of 2016 – and more: Introduction

It has been a pretty bad year for many of us. Many famous figures including David Bowie, Prince, Umberto Eco, Muhammad Ali, Leonard Cohen, George Michael, Carrie Fisher, and Debbie Reynolds passed away during this year, and there was also … Continue reading

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) ☆☆☆(3/4): The Force is strong in this spin-off…

Whenever it works well, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” feels like the best Star Wars movie since the original Star Wars trilogy. Although it is riddled with several weak spots in terms of plot and characters especially during its … Continue reading

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Julieta (2016) ☆☆☆(3/4): Another tantalizing exercise in style by Almodóvar

My eyes were thrilled and intrigued as watching Spanish film “Julieta”, another tantalizing exercise in style from Pedro Almodóvar. While it is relatively more straightforward and less flamboyant compared to his previous works, this is another stylish, confident work from … Continue reading

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Krampus (2015) ☆☆☆(3/4): Here’s a scary, naughty Christmas treat for you

“Krampus” is a scary, naughty Christmas treat for you if you are ever tired of those platitudinous Christmas family movies. While its early part looks like a naughtier version of “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” (1989), it is soon turned into … Continue reading

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