Tag Archives: Documentary

Get Me Roger Stone (2017) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): A political operator very proud of his infamy

If you despise what Donald Trump and his party represent, I bet you will dislike and detest Roger Stone as much as me after watching Netflix documentary “Get Me Roger Stone”. Here is a smart, diabolical political operator who has … Continue reading

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Nobody Speaks: Trials of the Free Press (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): The free press in peril

Netflix documentary film “Nobody Speaks: Trials of the Free Press” is often alarming to watch for good reasons. It amusingly begins with many absurdities of one infamous court trial which drew lots of attention during last year, but then it … Continue reading

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I Am a Cat (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): Aren’t they cute?

South Korean documentary film “I Am a Cat” is full of cats, and I enjoyed that as a longtime cat lover. Since I began to photograph those stray cats living in the campus of Korean Advanced Institute of Science and … Continue reading

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Our President (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): We miss you, President Roh

South Korean documentary film “Our President” comes to its main audiences at a point which cannot possibly be more appropriate. As the country went through two lousy presidents during last 9 years and then managed to get some possibility of … Continue reading

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I Am Not Your Negro (2016) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Baldwin Remembers

First, let me confess that I am not that familiar with James Baldwin, a renowned African American writer who was one of the notable figures in the Civil Rights Movement in US during the 1960s. Although I came to know … Continue reading

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Dancer (2016) ☆☆☆(3/4): Reaching for his second chapter

While watching the ballet performance scenes in documentary film “Dancer”, I thought about how much effort ballet dancers have to put into their performance. For achieving those brief but precious moments of grace and perfection, they must push themselves as … Continue reading

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Zero Days (2016) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Welcome to the era of cyber warfare

Documentary film “Zero Days” presents an inconvenient truth to chill and alarm us. While cyber-attack has been a familiar issue during recent years, the documentary shows us that cyber-attack technology has advanced far more than we think, and it is … Continue reading

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