Monthly Archives: December 2018

The Old Man and the Gun (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): An old man living through bank robbery

“The Old Man and the Gun” is a little offbeat film which leisurely takes its time along with its aging criminal hero for its laid-back fun. Mainly working as a quirky and amusing character study, the movie gives us a … Continue reading

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Happy as Lazzaro (2018) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): A tale of one simple but decent lad

Italian film “Happy as Lazzaro” initially baffles us with its odd but realistic background during its first half and then moves onto a stranger territory during its second half. At first, the movie looks like a humorous fable about one … Continue reading

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10 movies of 2018 – and more: Part 3

Now here are 12 South Korean films of this year.

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10 movies of 2018 – 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 2018 – and more: Part 1

Here are the first 5 movies in my list.

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10 movies of 2018 – and more: Introduction

As 2018 is coming to its end, I think about how things have become a little more stable for me during this year. After two years since my graduation with a doctoral degree in Biological Science, I finally found a … Continue reading

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Minding the Gap (2018) ☆☆☆1/2 (3.5/4): Life and skateboarding in Rockford, Illinois

Documentary film “Minding the Gap” is a vivid, fascinating, and touching work you will not easily forget. While it initially interests us with a number of wonderful skateboarding scenes, the documentary looks closer at its struggling human subjects with considerable … Continue reading

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