Tag Archives: Comedy

Booksmart (2019) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Their wild night before graduation

My high school life was pretty uneventful on the whole. While bullied and ridiculed for my odd personality from time to time, all I cared about was books, movies, and, above all, grades, and having a fun was the last … Continue reading

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Woman at War (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): Her comically defiant activism

“Woman at War”, which was selected as the Icelandic entry for Best Foreign Language Film Oscar in last year, is a dry black comedy film packed with whimsical touches to delight us. While steadily and seriously maintaining its deadpan attitude … Continue reading

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Plus One (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): As they go through weddings

“Plus One” did not surprise me much, but it did not bore me at least. Yes, this is another typical romantic comedy film about two different young people who gradually come to realize that they are really in love with … Continue reading

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Toy Story 4 (2019) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Another closure for Woody and his friends

“Toy Story 4”, the latest animation feature film from Pixar Animation Studios, is another entertaining entry of the endearing franchise which has lasted for more than 20 years. While its existence seems rather redundant at first due to that nearly … Continue reading

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Gloria Bell (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): As she reaches for more love and happiness

They say you should not try to fix it if it is not broken, and that saying is applied well to Chilean filmmaker Sebastián Lelio’s new film “Gloria Bell”, which is the American version of his previous film “Gloria” (2013). … Continue reading

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Always Be My Maybe (2019) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): When they meet again

“Always Be My Maybe”, which was released on Netflix this Friday, is a conventional romantic film which could be a bit better in my trivial opinion. Although it is equipped with two engaging lead performers to watch, it occasionally feels … Continue reading

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Parasite (2019) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): An absurd family comedy by Bong Joon-ho

Bong Joon-ho’s latest film “Parasite’, which won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival in last month while also incidentally distinguishing itself as the first South Korean film to receive the award, is a funny and enthralling genre piece … Continue reading

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