Monthly Archives: December 2019

Sorry We Missed You (2019) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): A bleak slice of hard working-class life

Ken Loach’s latest film “Sorry We Missed You” is a bleak slice of hard working-class life you will not forget easily. Phlegmatically and unflinchingly observing how its main characters are driven into more despair and frustration along the story, the … Continue reading

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Feast of the Seven Fishes (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): A tasty Christmas romantic comedy film

The Christmas day of this year was rather uneventful for me. I was supposed to spend some cozy time with a friend of mine on that day, but, unfortunately, he had to leave due to some personal matter in the … Continue reading

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Before You Know It (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): When they encounter their long-lost mother

“Before You Know It” is basically another quirky family comedy drama set in New York City, but it did its job better than expected. While it occasionally goes for silly comic moments, it steadily stays focused on the strained relationship … Continue reading

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Dead Souls (2018) ☆☆☆☆(4/4): Monolithic but monumental

I must confess that I could not help but daunted when I happened to learn about Chinese documentary film “Dead Souls”. They say good films are never too long, but the running time of this monolithic documentary is more than … Continue reading

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10 movies of the 2010s – and more: Part 3

Now here are 10 South Korean films of this decade.

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10 movies of the 2010s – 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 the 2010s – and more: Part 1

Here are the first 5 movies in my list.

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