Daily Archives: February 1, 2020

Motherless Brooklyn (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): An offbeat neo-noir film from Edward Norton

“Motherless Brooklyn” often frustrated me but engaged me enough at least. Although I sometimes struggled to gather what is exactly going on around its inherently flawed detective hero throughout most of its running time, I enjoyed a number of offbeat … Continue reading

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Miss Americana (2020) ☆☆☆(3/4): Taylor Swift on her life and career

Netflix documentary film “Miss Americana” attempts to give us a close and intimate look into the life and career of Taylor Swift, who has been one of the most popular pop stars in the world since she suddenly rose to … Continue reading

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The Cave (2019) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): A doctor’s struggle in the Syrian Civil War

Documentary film “The Cave”, which won the People’s Choice Award for Documentaries at the Toronto International Film Festival in last year and recently received an Oscar nomination a few weeks ago, is often difficult to watch to say the least. … Continue reading

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