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Dead Souls (2018) ☆☆☆☆(4/4): Monolithic but monumental

I must confess that I could not help but daunted when I happened to learn about Chinese documentary film “Dead Souls”. They say good films are never too long, but the running time of this monolithic documentary is more than … Continue reading

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Dooman River (2010) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Bleak sorrow on a frozen river

The cold, white bleakness dominates over South Korean art house movie “Dooman River”. With its simple storytelling, it presents us an austere view on the world which is alien even to the South Korean audiences. While observing its people, this … Continue reading

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