Tag Archives: Comedy

Honest Candidate 2 (2022) ☆☆(2/4): She is back – with less laugh

Surprise is always crucial for comedy, but there is not much surprise for me in South Korean comedy film “Honest Candidate 2”, a sequel to the 2020 South Korean remake of Brazilian comedy film “The Honest Candidate” (2014). I could … Continue reading

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Do Revenges (2022) ☆☆☆(3/4): Two Vengeful Girls

Netflix film “Do Revenges”, which was released on last Friday, is a high school comedy film which willingly and proudly follows the footsteps of its seniors. While clearly influenced by a number of notable high school flicks such as “Clueless” … Continue reading

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Kim Min-young of the Report Card (2021) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): As they are drifted apart from each other

South Korean independent film “Kim Min-young of the Report Card” is a calm but intimate observation on the slow dissolution of the friendship among its three young female characters. As they try to live their respective lives in each own … Continue reading

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Bullet Train (2022) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Killers on a Train

“Bullet Train” gives us a brutal and relentless mix of comedy, action, and thriller which worked to some degree for me. While it is often entertaining to watch the game efforts from the cast and crew members of the movie, … Continue reading

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Day Shift (2022) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): It’s hard out here for a vampire hunter…

Netflix movie “Day Shift”, which was released on last Friday, tries to have some fun with vampire hunting, but the overall result is rather colorless in my inconsequential opinion. Although it has a fair share of solid action, it could … Continue reading

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How to Please a Woman (2022) ☆☆☆(3/4): Cleaning and sex

“How to Please a Woman” is a little Australian comedy film which cheerfully handles female sexual desire and yearning without any pretension. Although it could delve more into its interesting main subjects in my humble opinion, the movie often amuses … Continue reading

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Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): Good luck on your viewing

Romanian film “Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn”, which won the Golden Bear award at the Berlin International Film Festival early in last year, is quite bold and naughty to the core. Right from its deliberately salacious opening scene, the … Continue reading

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Anything’s Possible (2022) ☆☆☆(3/4): The conventional romance of a transgender girl

Billy Porter’s debut feature film “Anything’s Possible”, which was released on Amazon Prime in last week, is a conventional coming-of-age romantic comedy revolving around one transgender high school girl. While it is pretty safe and predictable in terms of story … Continue reading

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Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022) ☆☆☆(3/4): They’re back – with their little boss

Animation feature film “Minions: The Rise of Gru” entertained me more than I expected. Yes, I only mildly enjoyed “Despicable Me” (2010), its following 2013 sequel, and its spin-off entry “Minions” (2015), and I am not a big fan of … Continue reading

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Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Michelle Yeoh in the Madness of the Multiverse

“Everything Everywhere All at Once” is definitely one of the most wildly imaginative films of this year. While its story premise involved with multiple alternative universes is not exactly new to many of us due to several recent films such … Continue reading

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