Monthly Archives: June 2019

Booksmart (2019) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Their wild night before graduation

My high school life was pretty uneventful on the whole. While bullied and ridiculed for my odd personality from time to time, all I cared about was books, movies, and, above all, grades, and having a fun was the last … Continue reading

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Woman at War (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): Her comically defiant activism

“Woman at War”, which was selected as the Icelandic entry for Best Foreign Language Film Oscar in last year, is a dry black comedy film packed with whimsical touches to delight us. While steadily and seriously maintaining its deadpan attitude … Continue reading

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Rafiki (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): A lesbian coming-of-age drama from Kenya

Kenya film “Rafiki”, which means ‘Friend’, is interesting to watch for several good reasons. While it drew lots of attention for dealing with a subject quite sensitive in Kenya (It was banned by the Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) before … Continue reading

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Fast Color (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): The superpower running in her family

“Fast Color” is a little film which tries something different with its familiar premise. Revolving around the dynamic interactions among its three main characters who are connected with each other via not only blood and but also their inherited superhuman … Continue reading

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Annabelle Comes Home (2019) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): A creepy and perilous night for babysitting

“Annabelle Comes Home”, the seventh installment in the Conjuring Universe franchise, delivers exactly what its target audiences want although it is not wholly satisfying in my trivial opinion. While it is surely packed with enough creepy atmosphere and a number … Continue reading

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Plus One (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): As they go through weddings

“Plus One” did not surprise me much, but it did not bore me at least. Yes, this is another typical romantic comedy film about two different young people who gradually come to realize that they are really in love with … Continue reading

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John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): John Wick Vs. the World

“John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum” is a brutal, intense, and electrifying action film which may numb your nerve ends a lot. While I occasionally cringed at its numerous moments of ruthless and remorseless violence during my viewing, I also … Continue reading

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