Tag Archives: Brothers

Logan Lucky (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): Can they be lucky?

Steven Soderbergh’s new film “Logan Lucky” is entertaining for its slick efficiency and laid-back fun. While cheerfully bouncing from one amusing moment to another along with colorful silliness, it works as a smart, lively heist flick which turns out to … Continue reading

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Good Time (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): Desperate hours

What a witless and hapless guy the hero of “Good Time” is. He thinks he can handle his messy situation, but things keep going wrong for him, and he only comes to find himself mired in more panic and desperation. … Continue reading

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Despicable Me 3 (2017) ☆☆(2/4): When he meets his twin brother

A few weeks ago, one movie critic I have known said that he was not sure about whether he really watched “Despicable Me 3”, and now I can understand his confusion after watching “Despicable Me 3” two days ago. As … Continue reading

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Rams (2015) ☆☆☆(3/4): Two estranged sheep farmer brothers

It was during my undergraduate school years that I heard about scrapie for the first time. Due to its elusive origin of infection somehow highly resistant to common disinfection methods, this neurodegenerative disease observed from sheep and goats had been … Continue reading

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Hell or High Water (2016) ☆☆☆(3/4): A familiar Texan genre exercise

A few weeks ago, I had an interesting online chat with one of my acquaintances. He told me that it is not easy for him to enjoy movies because he is always aware of their inherent artificial sides shown from … Continue reading

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Louder than Bombs (2015) ☆☆☆(3/4) : They need to talk about her…

Her absence has been felt around them since she died, and they still struggle with themselves while barely connected with each other. As a somber drama about one problematic family dealing with the void left by their loved one, “Louder … Continue reading

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Sing Street (2016) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : First Music – and First Love

“Sing Street” is a small but sweet musical movie with lots of charm and energy. While its musical period background is not that familiar to me, I was amused and entertained by its superlative soundtrack consisting of old and new … Continue reading

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