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The Lighthouse (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): Stuck in isolation and madness

Robert Eggers’ second feature film “The Lighthouse” is a strange and disturbing film which will alternatively unnerve and baffle you from the beginning to the end. Although you may not be entirely sure about what the hell is going on … Continue reading

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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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