Monthly Archives: October 2018

In the Fade (2017) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): After her terrible loss

The first two acts of German film “In the Fade”, which won the Golden Globe award for Best Foreign Language Film early in this year but did not get nominated for Best Foreign Language Film Oscar despite being included in … Continue reading

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Support the Girls (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): Let’s cheer for Lisa!

As a little comedy drama revolving around a “sports bar with curves”, “Support the Girls” is more thoughtful and humorous than you may expect. Mainly focusing on one eventful day of its heroine who works at that sports bar, the … Continue reading

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The Kindergarten Teacher (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): Poetry and obsession

The heroine of “The Kindergarten Teacher”, which was recently released on Netflix in US, is very unhappy for a reason most of us are familiar with. While she has aspiration for what she likes to do, she unfortunately lacks talent … Continue reading

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The Happy Prince (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): Last years of Oscar Wilde

“The Happy Prince” is a somber and melancholic drama about last years of Oscar Wilde, a famous Irish poet and playwright who was fallen to the bottom of misery and destitution just because of his love. While it is not … Continue reading

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First Man (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): Inside Neil Armstrong

“First Man” is an ambitious but curiously detached drama about an elusive man who took one small step which was also a giant leap for mankind. While there are superlative moments vividly showing what he went through during his long … Continue reading

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Ex Libris: The New York Public Library (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): More than books

Frederick Wiseman’s documentary film “Ex Libris: the New York Public Library” is an experience both challenging and engaging. Like many of Wiseman’s notable works, the documentary simply observes without providing any background information to us during its long running time … Continue reading

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Apostle (2018) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): A tense, brutal period drama thriller

Right from its very first shot, “Apostle”, which was recently released on Nexflix, announces to us that it is going to be pretty grim and intense. This is a tense, brutal period drama thriller packaged with several striking moments of … Continue reading

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