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Sorry to Bother You (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): A wild, morbid social satire

“Sorry to Bother You” is a wild, morbid social satire I will not easily forget. Although it took some time for me to get accustomed to its outlandish satiric approach which is alternatively baffling and amusing, I could not help … Continue reading

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Hearts Beat Loud (2018) ☆☆1/2 (2.5/4): Father and daughter’s band

“Hearts Beat Loud” is a mildly charming music drama movie which plays familiar notes while not bringing anything particularly new to its genre territory. Although it is often middling as being hampered by its predictable storytelling and thin characterization, its … Continue reading

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The Children Act (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): An intelligent adult drama on law and ethics

“The Children Act” is an intelligent adult drama which actually made me muse on its subjects during my viewing. While thoughtfully presenting a difficult legal/ethical matter of life and death during its first half, the movie lets us understand how … Continue reading

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In the Fade (2017) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): After her terrible loss

The first two acts of German film “In the Fade”, which won the Golden Globe award for Best Foreign Language Film early in this year but did not get nominated for Best Foreign Language Film Oscar despite being included in … Continue reading

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Support the Girls (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): Let’s cheer for Lisa!

As a little comedy drama revolving around a “sports bar with curves”, “Support the Girls” is more thoughtful and humorous than you may expect. Mainly focusing on one eventful day of its heroine who works at that sports bar, the … Continue reading

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The Kindergarten Teacher (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): Poetry and obsession

The heroine of “The Kindergarten Teacher”, which was recently released on Netflix in US, is very unhappy for a reason most of us are familiar with. While she has aspiration for what she likes to do, she unfortunately lacks talent … Continue reading

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The Happy Prince (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): Last years of Oscar Wilde

“The Happy Prince” is a somber and melancholic drama about last years of Oscar Wilde, a famous Irish poet and playwright who was fallen to the bottom of misery and destitution just because of his love. While it is not … Continue reading

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