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The Vanishing (2018) ☆☆(2/4): Three lighthouse keepers on an isle

“The Vanishing” initially intrigued me but eventually bored me a lot. Loosely inspired by a mysterious case of disappearance which really happened in 1900, the movie attempts a dark thriller drama of greed, guilt, and madness, but it fails to … Continue reading

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The Light Between Oceans (2016) ☆☆(2/4): A tepid melodrama between love and guilt

While it is filled with melodramatic elements ready to be utilized, “The Light Between Oceans” feels tame and bland in its frustratingly low-key approach, and it remains inane and tedious even as it doles out several plot turns one by … Continue reading

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