Tag Archives: Child Abuse

Honey Boy (2019) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Memories of his traumatized childhood

Alam Har’el’s first feature film “Honey Boy”, which won the Special Jury Prize when it was premiered at the Sundance Film Festival early in last year, looks closely into the painful childhood memories of one troubled young man still struggling … Continue reading

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Bring Me Home (2019) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Desperately looking for her missing son

Watching South Korean film “Bring Me Home” is an experience not only unpleasant but also stressful in many aspects. Relentlessly pushing the story and its increasingly desperate heroine into sheer cruelty and brutality from the beginning to the end, the … Continue reading

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Spotlight (2015) ☆☆☆1/2 (3.5/4): All the Church’s Men

It is always interesting to watch professionals doing their best together. “Spotlight” gives us such an experience like that, and this top-notch journalism drama is calm, concise, comprehensive, and straightforward just like any good investigative article you read from newspapers. … Continue reading

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