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The Long Excuse (2016) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): As he ‘mourns’…

As an intimate story about loss and grief, Japanese film “The Long Excuse” is sometimes surprisingly amusing with small precious moments of wry humor and keen observation. While never overlooking the dark, melancholic elements of its story, the movie deftly … Continue reading

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The Motel Life (2012) ☆☆☆ (3/4): Two brothers in sad, bleak life of loneliness

“They set along the blacktop in the gun-metal light, shuffling through the ash, each the other’s world entire.”  –  from “The Road” by Cormac McCarthy As watching two brother characters of “The Motel Life”, I was reminded of the close … Continue reading

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Dear Dolphin (2013) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Guilt and illusion they have

They are still grieving over their loss with guilt inside their hearts, and their confused hearts don’t know what to do. They are pretty clumsy when they grasp for consolation or redemption, and they remain as confused as before. In … Continue reading

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Rabbit Hole (2010) ☆☆☆(3/4) : After their happy life is shattered

“Rabbit Hole” is a typical story we have encountered many times in lots of other dramas. The movie tells us about the happy family life suddenly shattered by a tragic incident and how the family members tries to move on … Continue reading

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