Daily Archives: October 16, 2021

Take Care of My Cat (2001) ☆☆☆(3/4): Five different young women – and a little cat

“Take Care of My Cat”, which is recently re-released in South Korean theaters for its 20th anniversary, is a modest but charming coming-of-age drama going around five different young women and a little cat in Inchon. Although it is 20 … Continue reading

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Ten Months (2020) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): A little big matter of hers

South Korean film “Ten Months” gives us a painfully funny and honest tale of one certain aspect of womanhood in the South Korea society. Duly sliding up and down along with its unlucky heroine whose life is turned upside down … Continue reading

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Blue Bayou (2021) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): A sincere but contrived Southern adoptee drama

I feel rather ambivalent about Justin Chon’s latest film “Blue Bayou”, a small but intimate adoptee drama set in Louisiana. While it is surely sincere about its relevant main subject, the movie is also often hampered by its contrived and … Continue reading

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The Killing of Two Lovers (2020) ☆☆☆(3/4): What may happen next among them

“The Killing of Two Lovers” starts with the striking opening scene as disturbing as its very title suggests. While the movie subsequently maintains its calm and detached attitude throughout the film, we come to observe its story and main characters … Continue reading

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