Monthly Archives: April 2018

Avengers: Infinity War (2018) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): An ambitious but mixed cliffhanger

“Avengers: Infinity War”, the 19th feature film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), attempts to be a big, ambitious cliffhanger for whatever will come in the next year, but it does not entirely work well as trying to juggle too … Continue reading

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Happy End (2017) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): The clinical examination of a loveless family

As shown from many of his notable works, Michael Haneke has always been fascinated with the dark, uncomfortable aspects of human nature, and his latest film “Happy End”, which was the Austrian entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar in … Continue reading

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Duck Town (2017) ☆☆(2/4): Whimsical and suicidal

“Duck Town” rubbed me in a wrong way, and I did not like that. Although I was amused by its several whimsical moments to some degrees, I was annoyed and offended by a number of broad, superficial moments associated with … Continue reading

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Mothers (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): As they become a family

South Korean film “Mothers”, which is released as “Your Request” in South Korea, is an intimate character drama about the emotional journey of two different characters who happen to live together by accident. While calmly establishing the emotional distance between … Continue reading

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Hostiles (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): A somber but brutal Western drama

“Hostiles” is a somber but brutal Western drama about a man with the long history of violence and a risky journey he goes through along with a bunch of various figures. Now you get a pretty idea about what you … Continue reading

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Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): Behind Wonder Woman

It is no secret that there are indeed kinky aspects in Wonder Woman, one of the most famous superheroes in the American comic book history. Look at many obviously fetishistic elements such as her famous lasso of truth, and you … Continue reading

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Eyelids (2015) ☆☆☆(3/4): A Requiem for Sewol

Calmly isolating itself within its small solitary background, South Korean independent film “Eyelids” presents an austere but haunting poetic requiem for the victims of one horrible incident which shocked the whole nation a few years ago. Although the incident in … Continue reading

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