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Wildcat (2022) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): A troubled vet and his ocelots in Amazonian jungle

Documentary film “Wildcat”, which is currently available on Amazon Prime, left me with mixed feelings. On one hand, it is supposed to be about how one troubled vet reached for his mental healing via fostering ocelots in the middle of … Continue reading

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The Lost City of Z (2016) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Searching for a lost civilization in jungle

“The Lost City of Z” is something we rarely see these days: a contemporary epic film brimming with classic filmmaking style. As patiently following its hero’s life as well as his several risky explorations in the Amazonian jungle, the movie … Continue reading

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Embrace of the Serpent (2015) ☆☆☆(3/4): Two parallel journeys into Amazonian jungle

Sometimes I come across movies which both baffle and fascinate me, and Columbian film “Embrace of the Serpent”, which was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film Oscar early in last year, is one of such cases. Although I watched it … Continue reading

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The Jungle Book (2016) ☆☆☆(3/4): A fun, wondrous fantasy adventure film from Disney

“The Jungle Book” is a refreshing experience for many reasons. While this is another Disney adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s famous collective works, its bountiful fantasy world is brimming with the sense of unadulterated fun, wonder, and excitement, and I looked … Continue reading

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