Tag Archives: Disguise

Secret Zoo (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): These ‘animals’ won’t hurt you…

When I watched the trailer of South Korean comedy film “Secret Zoo”, I seriously wondered whether its outrageous comic premise could work on the big screen. Several moments glimpsed from the trailer seemed so silly and unrealistic to me that … Continue reading

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Phoenix (2014) ☆☆☆1/2 (3.5/4) : The past is still there for her and others

The war is over, but the past is still there for her and others. Christian Petzold’s “Phoenix”, a quiet but compelling period drama revolving around disguise and manipulation with a touch of film noir, is reticent about the dark period … Continue reading

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Albert Nobbs (2011) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Can she possibly be happy?

 The titular character of “Albert Nobbs” is a very, very unhappy human being under miserable condition. The lonely, isolated life of this character is so devoid of any joy or happiness that she still does not know what to do … Continue reading

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