Daily Archives: March 9, 2019

The Vanishing (2018) ☆☆(2/4): Three lighthouse keepers on an isle

“The Vanishing” initially intrigued me but eventually bored me a lot. Loosely inspired by a mysterious case of disappearance which really happened in 1900, the movie attempts a dark thriller drama of greed, guilt, and madness, but it fails to … Continue reading

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Isn’t It Romantic? (2019) ☆☆1/2 (2.5/4): Isn’t it typical?

“Isn’t It Romantic?”, which was theatrically released in US in last month and then was released by Netflix outside US on last Thursday, is fairly watchable, but it is not as fresh as intended. While it initially seems to have … Continue reading

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Vox Lux (2018) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Before and after becoming a star

I was left with rather hollow impression after watching “Vox Lux”, whose title means “voice of light” in Latin. While it has a number of good moments to remember, the movie is not entirely successful in terms of story and … Continue reading

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