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The Iron Giant (1999) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): His big robot friend

During last few years, a substantial number of various films have somehow been re-released in South Korean theaters, and I and other local audiences were delighted by the opportunities to watch some good movies again on big screen. I did … Continue reading

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Missing Link (2019) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Around the World with Mr. Link

Animation feature film “Missing Link” is another delightful work from Laika Studios, which has steadily entertained us with a series of commendable stop-motion animation movies such as “Coraline” (2009) and “Kubo and the Two Strings” (2016). While dazzling us with … Continue reading

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The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): You finally made it, Mr. Gilliam

First, let me tell you a bit about my admiration on how tenacious Terry Gilliam has been during last two decades. Although his prime period mainly represented by “Brazil” (1985) and “12 Monkeys” (1995) had already passed many years ago, … Continue reading

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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) ☆☆(2/4): No wonder this time

“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” promises a lot but does not deliver much in the end. So occupied with introducing new characters and establishing the ground for the next film of its franchise, the movie often lags and trudges … Continue reading

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How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): Their final adventure

Animation feature film “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World”, the last chapter of the trilogy which started with “How to Train Your Dragon” (2010) and then continued with the following 2014 sequel film, is a fairly entertaining work … Continue reading

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Trolls (2016) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): They sing, dance, and hug a lot….

Animation feature film “Trolls” is as bright, fluffy, and chirpy as it can be during its 92-minute running time, and that is all. While it serves us with not only many colorful sequences which will exalt young audience but also … Continue reading

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Moana (2016) ☆☆☆(3/4): When she follows the Ocean’s call

“Moana” is a model Disney animation feature film which dutifully follows its familiar storytelling formula with a number of nice changes and variations. Again, we have a spirited young heroine who comes to find her inner strength through one adventurous … Continue reading

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