Tag Archives: Children

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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Everyday (2012) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Life goes on as they wait for his release

As a movie observing how life goes on for its main characters over the period of five years, “Everyday” feels vivid and authentic. As watching one ordinary family dealing with a specific hardship imposed on them, you can feel the … Continue reading

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The Hunt (2012) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : An unjust ordeal caused by an innocent lie

 It was just one small innocent lie, but, once people start to believe it, it topples one man’s life upside down, and his life becomes a living purgatory as a result. Through the unjust ordeal of its ordinary hero, Danish … Continue reading

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Mama (2013) ☆☆☆(3/4) : It’s a tough supernatural custody battle

 “Mama” is a little scary horror movie ready to scare you and then shock you from the very beginning, and it does its job well even when we can instantly see through its shock and awe tactics. There are many … Continue reading

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