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The Secret Garden (2020) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): An adaptation without enough magic

Frances Hodgson Burnett’s 1911 novel “The Secret Garden” is one of many memorable books in my childhood years. At that time, I simply absorbed its story and characters without much reflection, but then the novel came to grow on me … Continue reading

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My FFC review for “Motel Hell”

My Far-flung correspondent review for “Motel Hell”(1980) has just been posted at Roger Ebert’s site. If you want to read it, click here. The review was expanded from my original review written in October 2010.

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Motel Hell (1980) ☆☆☆(3/4) : It’s “tastier” than you think!

 You will probably be repulsed by the premise of “Motel Hell”(1980). I talked about it to the peers in my lab in last week and they were all understandably disgusted. However, the movie is a lot funnier than you think. … Continue reading

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