Daily Archives: February 2, 2020

Corpus Christi (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): The Priest with Tattoos

Polish film “Corpus Christi”, which recently got nominated for Best International Film Oscar, turns out to be more solemn and serious than I expected from its absurd premise. Although it may be a little too dry for general audiences out … Continue reading

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Uncut Gems (2019) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Adam Sandler on full throttle mode

The hero of Josh and Benny Safdie’s new film “Uncut Gems”, which was released on Netflix this Friday, is probably one of the most incorrigible characters I have ever seen during recent years. Constantly and helplessly driven by impulse and … Continue reading

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Waves (2019) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): From implosion to healing

Trey Edwards Shultz’s new film “Waves” grips us hard during its overwhelmingly stylish first half and then moves us a lot during its surprisingly sensitive second half. I must confess that I was quite annoyed and baffled at first, but … Continue reading

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