Tag Archives: Fantasy

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): It’s less awesome – but still fun

When “The Lego Movie” (2014) came in early 2014, it was one of major surprises during that year. I and others did not have much expectation at first, but, what do you know, the film turned out to be one … Continue reading

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How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): Their final adventure

Animation feature film “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World”, the last chapter of the trilogy which started with “How to Train Your Dragon” (2010) and then continued with the following 2014 sequel film, is a fairly entertaining work … Continue reading

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Mirai (2018) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): This willful boy may need another lesson

Japanese animation feature film “Mirai” is a passable piece of work a bit too mild and shallow to impress me enough. Although it provides a number of lovely visual moments as we can expect from a well-made cell animation film, … Continue reading

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Happy as Lazzaro (2018) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): A tale of one simple but decent lad

Italian film “Happy as Lazzaro” initially baffles us with its odd but realistic background during its first half and then moves onto a stranger territory during its second half. At first, the movie looks like a humorous fable about one … Continue reading

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Aquaman (2018) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Aquaman Cometh

If “Aquaman” came 10 years ago, I would probably be more generous to it. Sure, it has several spectacular sequences to be enjoyed on a big screen, and it has more sense of fun and humor compared to that solemn … Continue reading

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): A modern Shakespeare farce to enjoy

Although I have read lots of literature works during last 30 years, I somehow have not been that familiar with those great works of William Shakespeare. Sure, I did read the Korean translation version of “Hamlet” and some other notable … Continue reading

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Jupiter’s Moon (2017) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): A boy who can levitate

Sometimes I come across films which are commendable in technical aspects but unsatisfying in terms of story and characters, and Hungarian film “Jupiter’s Moon” is one of such disappointing examples. I was impressed by a number of technically superlative moments … Continue reading

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