Tag Archives: Bullying

A Stray Goat (2016) ☆☆☆(3/4): A melancholic wintry tale of two troubled teenagers

I once wondered whether sad, cold independent movies about desperate people were becoming a genre of their own. Usually filled with somber wintry ambience, such movies tend to serve us with the bleak sense of harsh reality via their gloomy … Continue reading

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Night Flight (2014) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Alone in a harsh school life

 When I searched for the articles about South Korean film “Night Flight” not long after watching it, I came across an article about its press conference attended by the director Lee Song-hee-il and his actors. According to the director, the … Continue reading

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Disconnect (2012) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Only connect…

  I am sometimes amazed by how much our society has been changed by the rapid advance of Internet technology during recent years. Thanks to the development of various Internet services for communication, we can contact far more easily with … Continue reading

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Bully (2011) ☆☆☆(3/4) : These painful cases of bullied kids

They say something like “they are just kids”, but we should not forget that bullying is a cruel thing to its helpless victims. Lee Hirsch’s documentary “Bully” presents us five kids as its painful examples and it shows us how … Continue reading

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Chronicle (2012) ☆☆☆(3/4) : They’ve got the power, but…

“Chronicle” is an interesting SF drama working well as the mix of the two film genres which have become notably prevalent during the last decade. On the surface, it presents itself as one of those ‘found footage’ movies a la … Continue reading

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