Tag Archives: Children

The Florida Project (2017) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Their young innocence in hard reality

Full of a vivid, palpable sense of life, “The Florida Project” is simply unforgettable. While constantly recognizing a hard reality surrounding its young heroine and other characters around her, the movie also finds precious moments of joy and happiness as … Continue reading

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It (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): It finally comes….

Stephen King has been known well for creating compelling horror stories from seemingly ordinary backgrounds, and “It” is surely one of his prime examples. As the story and characters are vividly and realistically established in this big, ambitious modern horror … Continue reading

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Annabelle: Creation (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): That damn possessed doll

“Annabelle: Creation” is as scary as predicted while a bit better than expected. While we are surely served with many things you can expect from a horror flick featuring a malicious possessed doll and a creaky old house, the movie … Continue reading

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My Life as a Zucchini (2016) ☆☆☆(3/4): Meet Courgette and his friends

It is always delightful to watch simple, sweet animation films like “My Life as a Zucchini”, which was selected as the Official submission of Switzerland for the Best Foreign Language Film category of the 2017 Academy awards in last year … Continue reading

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Tomboy (2011) ☆☆☆1/2 (3.5/4) : Summer days of a tomboy

If you do not have any information about “Tomboy”, you may mistake its young main character for a boy during its opening scene. With short hair style and boyish attire, this young girl nearly at the end of her pre-adolescence … Continue reading

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How to Steal a Dog (2014) ☆☆☆(3/4) : A little innocent kidnapping plan

 Stealing is a wrong deed, but South Korean comedy film “How to Steal a Dog” is pleasant enough to make you to forget that for a while. Its little heroine simply wants to be a little happier, so she comes … Continue reading

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The Boxtrolls (2014) ☆☆☆ (3/4) : A boy and little boxes below the city

 “The Boxtrolls” is a charming stop-motion animation film which fascinates adult audiences with its technical efforts while exciting young audiences through the resulting wonder on the screen. While its story is a familiar fable of good and evil, its offbeat … Continue reading

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