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Guava Island (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): A little modest showcase starring Donald Glover

It took some time for me to see how interesting Donald Glover is. I came to notice this African American actor for the first time when he was one of the main cast members in TV sitcom series “Community”, and … Continue reading

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Mud (2012) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : The water is wide

The water is wide. That sentence was floated around my mind while I was watching the Mississippi river and the surrounding landscapes in Jeff Nichols’ latest film “Mud”. It looks plain and mundane at first, but the movie has a … Continue reading

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Run to the South (2013) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4) : Going his way to the South

Although you cannot wholly agree with what he thinks and believes, the hero of South Korean comedy movie “Run to the South” is an interesting man to observe. He just wants to live his life in his own way, but … Continue reading

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Moonrise Kingdom (2012) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Their little deadpan romance

“Moonrise Kingdom” is as charming and innocent as Wes Anderson’s film can be. As a picturesque tale about a little romantic elopement, the movie has that sweet aspect we have seen from such films as “Melody”(1971) and “Small Change”(1976) along … Continue reading

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Bedevilled (2010) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : There will be revenge

 Revenge is served raw and simple in “Bedevilled”(2010). The movie delivers exactly what it promises to us, but that is not for free. There are barbarous scenes that make you wince, and then there are bloody scenes that make you … Continue reading

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