Tag Archives: Family

Rosie (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): Homeless with her family

“Rosie”, a small Irish independent film which was shown at the Jeonju International Film Festival early in this month and then was released in South Korean theaters in last week, looks into one ordinary woman’s hard struggle for herself and … Continue reading

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See You Yesterday (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): A little time travel adventure in Brooklyn

“See You Yesterday”, which was released on Netflix last Friday, is a little smart movie which puts its own distinctive touches on one of the most time-honored science fiction subjects. While it takes a familiar route packed with predictable narrative … Continue reading

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Fighting with My Family (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): A wrestler and her family

“Fighting with My Family” often made me cringe for good reasons, but I enjoyed its sweet funny moments nonetheless. As the story about a young female wrestler reaching for her dream of joining World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), the movie gives … Continue reading

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A Haunting Hitchhike (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): In an unkind world

South Korean film “A Haunting Hitchhike” is the gloomy story of a young teenage girl struggling with harsh aspects of her unkind world. She simply hopes that things will get better for her, but she only finds herself facing more … Continue reading

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Another Child (2019) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Two mothers, Two daughters

South Korean film “Another Child” surprised me. Although it begins with a rather soapy promise, the movie engaged and interested me more than expected as showing considerable humor, sensitivity, and thoughtfulness in its deft handling of story and characters, and … Continue reading

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The Quake (2018) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): A catastrophe happens to them again…

Norwegian film “The Quake” is your typical disaster film just like its predecessor “The Wave” (2015). Again, we are served many familiar genre clichés and conventions, and the movie surely does not disappoint us once its big catastrophe strikes upon … Continue reading

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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): Conventional but inspiring anyway

“The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind”, which had its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival early in this year and was recently released on Netflix, is based on an inspiring real-life story of a young clever Malawian boy who went … Continue reading

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