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Strawberry Mansion (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): A dreamland to be audited

It is difficult to describe what I saw from “Strawberry Mansion”, which is probably one of the quirkiest works I have ever seen during several recent years. Essentially a series of offbeat moments developed from its simple story setting, the … Continue reading

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On Body and Soul (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): An unusual romance tale from Hungary

While it is your average workplace romance tale, Hungarian film “On Body and Soul” draws our attention through its unusual setting at first. Here are two different people who happen to be connected with each other via a rather preposterous … Continue reading

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Take Shelter (2011) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : A man getting disturbed by apocalyptic visions

 One professor at my department, who studied neuroscience, once told us something you have probably heard from somewhere: if you think you are crazy or getting crazy, that means you are not crazy because crazy people do not know that … Continue reading

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Inception (2010) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Descent into the labyrinth of dreams

Surprisingly to me, “Inception” is a small movie when viewed objectively from the outside. The story is not ground-breaking; it’s in a very familiar area where “Matrix” and other movies about the mind-bending world belong. The movie stays inside its settings and rules, and sticks to them even at the finale. Continue reading

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