Tag Archives: Comedy

In the Aisles (2018) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): A dryly humorous human drama at supermarket

German film “In the Aisles”, which was released here in South Korea in last November but somehow eluded me around that time, is a dryly humorous human drama to be savored for the sweetness and poignancy behind its deadpan attitude. … Continue reading

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American Splendor (2003) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Plain splendid

It somehow took quite a long time for me to get to Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini’s “American Splendor”, based on the acclaimed comic book series of the same name which was written by Harvey Pekar. When I came … Continue reading

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Isn’t It Romantic? (2019) ☆☆1/2 (2.5/4): Isn’t it typical?

“Isn’t It Romantic?”, which was theatrically released in US in last month and then was released by Netflix outside US on last Thursday, is fairly watchable, but it is not as fresh as intended. While it initially seems to have … Continue reading

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The Breaker Upperers (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): A couple of break-up professionals

New Zealand comedy film “The Breaker Upperers”, which was recently released on Netflix, cheerfully bounces along with its two female main characters as generating many quirky and funny moments during its short running time (90 minutes). Although it drags a … Continue reading

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The Unicorn (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): Searching for their threesome partner

“The Unicorn” is a little amusing sex comedy willing to go along with its two main characters who are eager to have more fun and excitement for their long relationship. As these two characters respectively try to figure about what … Continue reading

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Velvet Buzzsaw (2019) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): An uneven mix of art, satire, and horror

Netflix film “Velvet Buzzsaw” consists of two different parts which do not fit well with each other. While it begins as a broad satire on the world of contemporary art business, the movie eventually becomes a creepy supernatural horror tale … Continue reading

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Extreme Job (2018) ☆☆(2/4): A half-fried cop comedy

I am not an ideal audience for South Korean comedy film “Extreme Job”, which is currently having a considerable box office success in South Korea after released in last week. While I understand its comic appeal to local audiences to … Continue reading

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