Tag Archives: Death

Barney’s Version (2010) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Ups and downs in his life

 Our life is filled with our mistakes and following regrets. Even though I live only for around 29 years, I look back at my 11-year-life at the campus and always feel regretful about several feel-bad moments in my past. It … Continue reading

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Le Quattro Volte (2010) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Charcoal, man, goat, tree… and charcoal

“Le Quattro Volte” does not explain anything to us. It does not even try to tell us the idea that inspired this beautiful, reticent film. But I am not complaining about it, because the movie does not have to explain … Continue reading

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Beginners (2010) ☆☆☆(3/4) : It is never too late to come out

They say it is never too late to pursuit the happiness in our life. In Mike Mill’s “Beginners”, Hal makes a good example to his son Oliver. Hal has recently lost his wife and he is over 70, but he … Continue reading

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The Tree of Life (2011) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : From the vast universe to one small life

“The Tree of Life”, Terrence Malick’s ambitious new film, is a dazzling kaleidoscopic panorama rare to watch. Sometimes it seems ponderous, and sometimes it feels bloated, but it is an overwhelming visual feast to be remembered and discussed. I cannot … Continue reading

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Hereafter (2010) ☆☆☆(3/4) : It matters to them even if you can’t believe it

As the creatures recognizing the uncertainty and finality of life, we human beings have been trying to get some glimpse into something we will probably be never sure about unless we come into it for ourselves. In case of future, … Continue reading

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Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010) ☆☆☆(3/4) : That baffling world of death and reincarnation

 Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s latest movie “Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives” scored some points from me at the beginning. After the enigmatic opening sequence featuring a cow and the jungle shrouded in strange atmosphere, the following sequence with a … Continue reading

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