Daily Archives: January 26, 2019

Capernaum (2018) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): A little boy rebelling against his poor life.

Lebanese film “Capernaum”, which received the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival early in last year and was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film Oscar in this week, is an extraordinary drama about a young little boy struggling in … Continue reading

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The Standoff at Sparrow Creek (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): A militia group stuck in standoff

“The Standoff at Sparrow Creek” is a moody but engaging genre piece drenched in shadows and doubts. Focusing on a group of characters who happen to be cornered by their grim situation second and second, the movie slowly and deftly … Continue reading

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Piercing (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): A certain kinky foreplay

“Piercing” is a little kinky comedy thriller which wryly unnerves and amuses us. As cheerfully observing the very tricky foreplay process between its two deeply perverse characters, the movie provides a number of darkly amusing moments along with some nice … Continue reading

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