Tag Archives: College

Happy Death Day (2017) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): A slasher movie in repeat mode

To be frank with you, I am not a big fan of slasher horror films, but I sort of enjoyed “Happy Death Day”, another small, modest horror flick from Blumhouse Productions. Although it is not as entertaining as “Get Out” … Continue reading

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Brad’s Status (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): On his insecure status

Going through the 34th year of my life at present, I sometimes wonder whether I am fine with my current status. While I recently managed to settle on a modest but stable job after several years of personal confusion and … Continue reading

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Indignation (2016) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): An elegiac tale of youth and romance

Based on the novel of the same name by Philip Roth, “Indignation” engaged me more than I expected. Haunting and poignant as an elegiac tale of youth and romance, the movie is equipped well with evocative period mood and excellent … Continue reading

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Everybody Wants Some!! (2016) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Let good times roll…

My first days as an undergraduate student of the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology were rather uneventful to say the least. While getting acquainted a bit with my two dormitory roommates, I just simply attended lectures and prepared … Continue reading

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Irrational Man (2015) ☆☆(2/4): He thinks – she thinks

There are many far worse things out there, but watching “Irrational Man” is the blandest experience I have ever had from Woody Allen film since “Cassandra’s Dream” (2007). Although there are a few moments where we can get glimpses of … Continue reading

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The King of Jokgu (2013) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Let me play Jokgu!

 Before talking about South Korean film “The King of Jokgu”, I must confess to you that I do not know anything about “Jokgu”, a Korean term for foot volley. I have never played it with others, and I have never … Continue reading

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Our Sunhi (2013) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Three guys and one pretty girl

 I usually hesitate in case of giving advice to others because, besides being quite reluctant about that due to the subsequent responsibility, I am not sure about whether I am a guy who knows the best. I may be willing … Continue reading

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Girlfriend Boyfriend (2012) ☆☆☆(3/4) : She loves him, He loves him, He loves her…

Describing that the relationship between three main characters in Taiwanese film “Girlfriend Boyfriend” is complicated is an understatement. As they get close to each other during their youthful years, they slowly realize how much their relationships are disjointed and entangled … Continue reading

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Architecture 101 (2012) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : First Love 101

To be frank with you, I did not have much expectation when I read the synopsis of “Architecture 101”. Though the title sounds indeed different from other countless romance films we have encountered, the story is very familiar on the … Continue reading

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