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Kodachrome (2017) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): A predictable road movie shot on 35mm Kodak film

In short, “Kodachrome” is your average road movie. Thoroughly conventional and predictable at its every key narrative point, the movie did not surprise me or touch me much. While there are several good elements to notice, they are not enough … Continue reading

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Boy & the World (2013) ☆☆☆(3/4): Simple but Marvelous

Brazilian animated feature film “Boy & the World” looks quite simple at first, but its kaleidoscopic presentation of colors and lines and shapes on the screen is something to behold. I was involved in its numerous marvelous visual moments, and … Continue reading

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Sinister (2012) ☆☆☆(3/4) : It eventually becomes sinister….

“Sinister” goes through a familiar route we have encountered from countless horror films about houses of ill omen. As a matter of fact, it is quite predictable at times, so I knew what would happen next as soon as it … Continue reading

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Hugo (2011) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : A family movie from Martin Scorsese(no kidding)

At first, “Hugo” feels offbeat in the career of Martin Scorsese. Can you possibly imagine a PG-rated family movie made by the great American director who has impressed us with the gritty masterpieces like “Raging Bull”(1980) or “Goodfellas”(1990)? However, while … Continue reading

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