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The One and Only Ivan (2020) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): A tale of one painting gorilla

“The One and Only Ivan”, which was released on Disney+ a few weeks ago, is a safe and sappy product which does not overcome its several glaring shortcomings much. While I was quite distracted by those talking animals in the … Continue reading

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Virunga (2014) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Guarding their park from human greed and violence

My fellow film critic Michael Mirasol often uses a phrase when he informs me and his other Twitter followers of some infuriating cases of how people ruin nature for greed or other despicable reasons: F*cking humans. Oscar-nominated documentary “Virunga” will … Continue reading

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Mr. Go (2013) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4) : A gorilla recruited to baseball (no kidding)

Unless there is a more admirable technical achievement in the South Korean Film industry in this year, the special effect in new South Korean film “Mr. Go” deserves all the special effect awards it will receive in the local film … Continue reading

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