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Summer 1993 (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): That summer of Frida

Spanish film “Summer 1993”, which was selected as the Spanish entry for Best Foreign Language Film Oscar in last year, tells its story via the limited but unadulterated viewpoint of its little young heroine. As she tries to cope with … Continue reading

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BPM (Beats Per Minute) (2017) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Their dynamic fight against AIDS epidemic

French film “BPM (Beats Per Minute)”, which is released here in South Korea as “120 BPM”, gives us a vivid glimpse into the activities of the Paris chapter of AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) in the early 1990s. … Continue reading

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The Normal Heart (2014) ☆☆☆1/2 (3.5/4): Their fight against a plague – and the system

 HBO TV movie “The Normal Heart” is frequently blatant in its melodramatic approach, but there is a big heart palpitating with emotional truths inside its story, and we cannot ignore what it wants to tell us. We can clearly see … Continue reading

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Dallas Buyers Club (2013) ☆☆☆(3/4) : A small fight against AIDS

 Sometimes people are changed through sudden incidents in their lives, and the life of Ron Woodroof, the real-life hero of “Dallas Buyers Club”, was particularly dramatic. After finding that he became an AIDS patient, his life was turned upside down … Continue reading

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Life, Above All (2010) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : This girl’s hard life

Looking back at when I watched “Life, Above All”(2010) in last December, I can discern that I am a more jaded adult than I think. At one point in the story, I wondered for a while if its heroine really … Continue reading

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