Tag Archives: Conflict

Timbuktu (2014) ☆☆☆1/2 (3.5/4): A sad, graceful tale of nature, people, and religion

Serenely beautiful and heartbreakingly tragic, “Timbuktu” gives us a somber but ultimately compassionate look into the world most of us are not very familiar with. As our eyes are drawn to its vast, beautiful desert landscapes to behold, we come … Continue reading

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‘71 (2014) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : A gripping tale of survival in the midst of the Troubles

 “‘71” is a gripping tale of survival with a number of very intense moments which made my body tightened during my viewing. Pumped by its confident direction and fueled by its strong lead performance, the movie never loses its tight … Continue reading

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Kinyarwanda (2011) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : The people amidst the Rwanda genocide

Most of you have probably heard about the Rwandan genocide in 1994. When I heard about it for the first time, it seemed to be no more than one of those small, trivial international news I got from TV, but … Continue reading

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