Tag Archives: Children

Capernaum (2018) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): A little boy rebelling against his poor life.

Lebanese film “Capernaum”, which received the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival early in last year and was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film Oscar in this week, is an extraordinary drama about a young little boy struggling in … Continue reading

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Summer 1993 (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): That summer of Frida

Spanish film “Summer 1993”, which was selected as the Spanish entry for Best Foreign Language Film Oscar in last year, tells its story via the limited but unadulterated viewpoint of its little young heroine. As she tries to cope with … Continue reading

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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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