Tag Archives: Disability

Wonder (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): A sentimental but sincere family drama

“Wonder” wants to move our heart, and it did its job well. Sure, I could see through its intention right from its first scene, but then I found myself touched by its many sentimental but sincere moments which made me … Continue reading

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Life, Animated (2016) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Reaching out to life through Disney animations

As a guy diagnosed as having Asperger’s syndrome, I am not very good at communicating with others including my family members, but I found a way to reach to others through writing and talking about movies. Although I must admit … Continue reading

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Don’t Breathe (2016) ☆☆☆(3/4): They made a huge mistake…

“Don’t Breathe” does two things well as an exemplary thriller/horror movie. In the beginning, it takes some time to establish its modest ground for plot and character to engage us, and then it jolts us with a twisted reversal of … Continue reading

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Rust and Bone (2012) ☆☆☆(3/4) : It’s always hard to start at the bottom

They say you can start your life again even if you find yourself hitting the bottom, but, as some of you know, starting at the bottom is not easy at all. While it is ultimately an optimistic film about healing … Continue reading

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Touch of the Light (2012) ☆☆☆(3/4): His disability is a mere fact to him

 Taiwanese movie “Touch of the Light” is a simple and honest story about two good people getting closer to each other. Considering its subject and the real-life story behind it, it could have been one of those sentimental “the disability … Continue reading

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The Sessions (2012) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : He just wants to lose his virginity…

 Mark O’Brien’s life is one of those moving life stories we encounter from time to time. After he contacted polio when he was 6, he spent most of his life as a paralyzed man depending on iron wrong, but he … Continue reading

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Passion Fish (1992) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Two hardcore women stuck with each other

When I watched “The Intouchables”(2011) at the local movie theater several months ago, I got a small nagging dissatisfaction with that crowd-pleasing film which was about the warm friendship between a disabled man and a caregiver hired by him. The … Continue reading

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