Monthly Archives: January 2017

Allied (2016) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Pitt and Cotillard in old-fashioned World War II movie

“Allied” attempts to be an old-fashioned World War II movie, and I enjoyed it to some degrees. During its first half, it tries a classic wartime romance, and this is mostly successful thanks to its authentic period atmosphere and two … Continue reading

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Your Name (2016) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): A pretty and sappy body swap romance

Japanese animation film “Your Name” is as pretty and sappy as it can be as a fantasy romance tale. There are a number of beautiful moments to impress you with their colors and details, and then there are also several … Continue reading

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Misbehavior (2016) ☆☆☆(3/4): Dangerous misbehaviors

South Korean film “Misbehavior” slowly boils with its dark, nervous tale of desire, jealousy, and manipulation. While it is quite uncomfortable mainly due to a number of serious misbehaviors committed by its main characters, the movie is compelling to watch … Continue reading

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The BFG (2016) ☆☆☆(3/4): A little girl and her big friendly giant

“The BFG” is a flawed but pleasant fairy tale with a number of good elements to admire. Although you may become impatient with its rather thin plot and loose narrative pace, the movie is not entirely without charm and wonder … Continue reading

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