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4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007) ☆☆☆☆(4/4): One hard day in Romania, 1987

I still remember well how much I was chilled by one particular moment in Cristian Mungiu’s “4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days”, a stark, sobering drama film set in Romania during the final years of Nicolae Ceaușescu’s communist regime. … Continue reading

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Grandma (2015) ☆☆☆(3/4) : A day with her pregnant granddaughter

To be frank with you, it took some time for me to notice Lily Tomlin. I encountered her for the first time when I happened to watch “All of Me” (1984) on TV during the early 1990s, but they showed … Continue reading

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Obvious Child (2014) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Stand-up comedy, Romance, and Abortion

 Some stand-up comedians try to distance themselves from life through comedy as their shield while others try to deal with life through comedy as their spear. In case of the flawed heroine of “Obvious Child”, she belongs to the latter, … Continue reading

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