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1922 (2017) ☆☆(2/4): The year when he killed his wife

Since the considerable success of “Carrie” (1976), many of Stephen King’s novels and short stories were adapted into movies during last 41 years, but 2017 is quite an interesting year because we have no less than four feature films based … Continue reading

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Tangerines (2013) ☆☆☆(3/4): His house as a neutral zone

“Tangerines”, a Georgian-Estonian film which was Oscar-nominated for Best Foreign Language Film early in this year, is a small war fable accompanied with some humanistic messages to deliver. While its intention is apparent right from the beginning, it takes its … Continue reading

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Interstellar (2014) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Awe and wonder wrapped with grand ambition

  Full of awe and wonder wrapped with artistic ambition, “Interstellar” overwhelms us with its massive visual experience which is worthy of extra ticket price for IMAX. Although it stumbles at times on the plot level as reaching for its challenging … Continue reading

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The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : A Faustian tale in New England

 Like many tales about the good vs. the evil, the evil mostly steals the show from the good again in “The Devil and Daniel Webster”(1941), a cautionary moral tale based on Stephen Vincent Benét’s short story which is sort of … Continue reading

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