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Malignant (2021) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): A nutty outrageous horror thriller film by James Wan

James Wan’s new film “Malignant” is so relentlessly nutty and outrageous that I am still scratching my head on how to evaluate whether it works. While I did get a fair share of laughs and thrills from this rather deranged … Continue reading

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Those Who Wish Me Dead (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): Between fire and killers

Taylor Sheridan’s new film “Those Who Wish Me Dead”, which is released today in South Korean theaters before released in US on next Friday, literally burns slowly at first then blazes toward its expected finale. Although this is basically a … Continue reading

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John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): John Wick Vs. the World

“John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum” is a brutal, intense, and electrifying action film which may numb your nerve ends a lot. While I occasionally cringed at its numerous moments of ruthless and remorseless violence during my viewing, I also … Continue reading

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John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): It’s so nice to see you again, Mr. Wick

In my review on “John Wick” (2014), I wrote, “While it is strewn with lots of dead or injured bodies, “John Wick” looks more like a stylish joke as I reflect more on its rather amusing aspects after watching it.” … Continue reading

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Hanna (2011) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Her first field trip in the world

  Rarely do I come across the action movies that work as something else while working well as a well-made one. When I realize that I am watching such a movie, I get more interested in it than those bland, … Continue reading

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The American (2010) ☆☆☆(3/4) : A professional who came in from the cold

 When “The American” was scheduled to be released in next week in South Korea(the release is recently postponed to the last week of this December, by the way), the trailer was shown at the screening room and the leaflets were … Continue reading

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